New Delhi, Oct 8, 2021: Apeejay School, Saket hosted its annual inter-school science quest- Vichitra Vigyan on October 8, 2021, which witnessed the participation of 60 reputed schools of Delhi - NCR. School Principal Dr. Sujeet Eric Masih welcomed the esteemed Chief Guest, Dr. Laxman Singh Rathore, a Scientist, Former Director-General of India Meteorological Department, and a permanent representative of India with the prestigious World Meteorological Organization, United Nations.
The inaugural ceremony commenced with the lighting of the lamp by the Chief Guest, followed by an innovative fusion dance performance that amalgamated concepts of physics with Bharatnatyam.
This was followed by a presentation by student Garima Yadav of Class XII, who delved into the intricacies of Time. The riveting presentation was on the topic - ‘The Arrow of Time - Can Time Be Reversed’.
The Guest of Honour for the Valedictory event was Dr. Neeraj Saxena, an Advisor with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of Human Resource Development and currently heading its Institutional Development Cell (IDC), who graciously addressed the gathering and announced the winner for the overall trophy. The overall winner for this mega science event was Apeejay School, Pitampura.
The event provided a way to enthuse scientific knowledge and thinking ability in the students. The six inventive competitions which engaged the students were ‘Sustainable Endorsement’, ‘Science Behind Magic’, ‘Science Quiz’, ‘Science Photography’, ‘Guten Appetit’, and ‘Science Conclave: A Panel Discussion’.