Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has announced Young Scientist Programme to inculcate and nurture space research fervour in young minds. Young Scientist programme is part of Isro’s efforts to reach out to the student community. On the New Year day, Isro had organised Samwad with Students and an announcement was made about the student outreach programme.
About Young Scientist Programme
The modalities of the Young Scientist Programme are:
- It would be a one month programme.
- Mostly 8th standard passed out students will be given lecturers and access to research laboratories.
- 3 students from each of the 29 States and 7 Union Territories will be selected for the Young Scientist program
- The students will be exposed to the practical experience of building small satellites.
Isro also announced about setting up of an incubation centre in Tripura, Trichy, Nagpur, Rourkela, and Indore.