From Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh, SECAS II next moved to Marwar in Rajasthan. It was welcomed by Shri R. L. Dhawan, Station Manager, Marwar, along with other officials from the Railways. He interacted and appreciated the efforts of the team.
At Marwar, SECAS II exhibition was scheduled for two days. It received great response from students, general visitors as well as children of different age groups. Altogether in two days, more than 8,000 students from 76 different educational institutions visited SECAS II. Along with the exhibition, the complementary activities of SECAS II in JOS Lab, Kids Zone and Platform Activity, also registered good participation.
SECAS II team conducted two Teachers Orientation sessions for Primary School teachers, during the two day halt at Marwar. In these sessions, the team held discussions on ‘Non-conventional Methods of Teaching’, with the participating teachers and emphasized upon ‘Hands-on Approaches’ for teaching science and mathematics. During the sessions, the team also demonstrated different models and experiments which would help students to understand the fundamental principles of science and mathematics in an easy and simple manner. It was well appreciated by the participation teachers.
At Marwar, SECAS II crossed visitations by 30,000 teachers.
With this, the halt of SECAS II at Marwar came to an end, and the team packed up and made preparations for their departure to the next station – Balotra in Barmer district of Rajasthan.