The Fourth State Level Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research(INSPIRE)Award Exhibition-2014, jointly organised by the department of school education, Punjab, and the central department of science and technology concluded on Rayat-Bahra Rupnagar campus on Friday.
As many as 440 models, selected from among displays at various district science exhibitions were displayed at the exhibition. Harjot Singh from Amritsar won the first prize, Komalpreet from Amritsar bagged second prize while Chahat from Barnala stood third at the event.
Punjab education minister Daljit Singh Cheema, the chief guest at the prize distribution ceremony, said, "The way budding scientists have been translating the idea of developing innovative scientific attitude into reality by demonstrating their creativity through their models on different topics as well as suggesting ways to address the various problems being faced by the common man is a clear indication that the INSPIRE Awards Science Exhibition has succeeded in achieving its objective."
Rayat-Bahra group chairman and vice-chancellor Gurvinder Singh Bahra congratulated teachers and students for giving the exhibition an overwhelming response.
"Such exhibitions not only develop a sense of competition among the students but also hone their skills and capabilities," he said.
Punjab chief parliamentary secretary and MLA Nand Lal and the nodal officer for the exhibition Amarbir Singh were also present on the occasion.
Rayat Bahra Group also organised 'Science quest- 2014' providing an opportunity to Class 10 and 12 to showcase their talent.