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Jalamb

Station: Jalamb
State: Maharashtra
Exhibition Dates: 16-18 April 2016  
Total visitors: 20,163

From Nagpur SECAS next moved to Jalamb in Maharashtra. It was welcomed by Mr. M. K. Sharma, Dy. SS, Jalamb, Bhusaval Division, along with other senior Railway officers.

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Visitors knowing about Human
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Children in Kids Zone

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SECAS was stationed at Jalamb for three days and a very good response was received. Altogether in three days more than 20,000 people including students, teachers and general public visited SECAS. Besides, Jalamb also turned out to be a milestone station in the journey, with SECAS crossing 21 lakh total visitors’ mark on the second day of its halt at Jalamb.

Apart from the exhibition, the complementary activities of SECA in Kids Zone, JOS Lab and on-Platform Activities also registered good participation. SECAS team conducted an Outreach Activity at Shri Sai Pai Vidyalalya, Jalamb, in which around 600 students participated. In this they discussed about SECAS and its objectives. Additionally, different models like ‘Parrot in the Cage’, ‘Newton’s Cradle’, ‘Chaotic Pendulum’, ‘Clap in the Air’, ‘Brahma’s Tower’, ‘Flying Fish’, ‘Dancing Capsule’, etc. were demonstrated to the students and the basic principle behind them were explained. The team also discussed about different scholarship schemes of DST and DBT available for the students, to pursue higher education in the field of science.

At Jalamb, SECAS team also conducted two Teachers’ Orientation sessions on Hands-on Approach for teaching science and maths, in which 85 teachers participated. It was very much appreciated by the participants.

After a successful three day halt at Jalamb, SECAS team once again packed up and made preparations for their departure to the next station - Valsad in Gujarat.


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