Space Research Organization (ISRO) has requested States and UTs to select three
students each for the Young Scientists Programme and submit the list by
January 2019, ISRO had announced “Young Scientist Programme”- a special
programme for school children. The Program is primarily aimed at imparting
basic knowledge on Space Technology, Space Science and Space Applications to children.
The intent is to arouse their interest in the emerging areas of Space activities.
programme will have a duration of about 2 weeks during summer holidays. It will
include a) invited talks, b) experience sharing by the eminent scientists, c) facility
and lab visits, d) exclusive sessions for discussions with experts, e) practical
and feedback sessions. Those who have finished 8th standard and
currently studying in 9th standard are eligible for the programme.