The Physical Science Departments of St Aloysius College (Autonomous) organised STAR Student Awards programme on 6th March 2019 in LCRI Hall. Prof. Navakantha Bhat, Chairman, Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru was the Chief Guest. Principal, Rev. Dr Praveen Martis SJ presided over the programme. Program Convenor, Nandini Shet, Coordinator, STAR College Scheme, Dr Ronald Nazareth, Director of Xavier Block, Dr John E. D'Silva and Dean of Physical Sciences, Dr Prakash kamath were present on the dais.
Addressing the gathering Prof. Navakanta Bhat said that, the fundamental discoveries adopted in Science made our life better. The discoveries of communication and health care in Science are very appreciative. Science has no boundaries and it is indeed an interdisciplinary; hence, the discoveries made through Science are benefitted for the society at large. He also spoke about how the chemical reaction takes place every second in our body. Understanding human brain is the new challenge of this century, he added.
Addressing the gathering, Rev. Dr Praveen Martis SJ appreciated and congratulated the students for their achievements. He explained the importance of Science in our daily life. He also explained the opportunities and challenges in science for contemporary times. Hence, he advised the students to come out of the box and think differently to face the challenges of human life.
Two students of M.Sc., Roobi and Shaba Thabassum expressed their views on the benefits of the STAR College Scheme.
Dr Ronald Nazareth welcomed the gathering and explained the opportunities and benefits of the STAR College Scheme. Dr Prakash Kamath introduced the Chief Guest. Ms Teena Immaculate Jathanna compered the STAR Student Awards Ceremony. Gopee compered the programme. Nandini Shet proposed the vote of thanks.