Young Scientists Programme YUVIKA–2023 inaugurated by Chairman ISRO / Secretary DoS
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May 15, 2023
Young Scientists Programme YUVIKA–2023 was inaugurated by Chairman ISRO / Secretary DoS Shri S Somanath on May 15, 2023. A total of 352 high school students from all across country are selected to participate in this two-weeks’ residential programme at 7 ISRO Centres viz. VSSC Trivandrum, SAC Ahmedabad, URSC Bengaluru, SDSC Sriharikota, NRSC Hyderabad, IIRS Dehradun and NE-SAC Shillong.
ISRO's YUVIKA for high school students concurs with the objectives of National Education Policy – 2020 for "catching the young" and orienting towards STEM with a special focus on Space Science and Technology.
During this two-weeks, students will have an opportunity to interact with eminent scientists, class room lectures, handson activities such as ModelRocketry, Sky gazing, Robotic coding /experiments, CANSAT experiments, DIY kits assembly, facility visit etc.
On this occasion, Chairman ISRO has inspired the Young participants to look towards the opportunities and challenges in futuristic space sectors. ISRO Centre Directors, Scientific Secretary and other senior officials were present in the inaugural session.