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Students interact with scientist

india Updated: Feb 09, 2007 23:59 IST

THE STUDENTS of Kendriya Vidyalaya were thrilled to interact with renowned space scientist Padma Bhushan Dr K Kasturirangan on Friday. Leading software company Oracle organised the event under which students from selected Kendriya Vidyalayas got an opportunity to talk with Kasturirangan through portal.

Ujjain was the only town in Madhya Pradesh to have got this chance. During the one-hour session, 13 questions pertaining to space, astronomy, planets etc were asked by the students of Ujjain. School principal Sharad Vyas and event coordinator Sarita Tejwani have worked hard to get Ujjain included for participation.

Later, replying to queries of media persons on telephone from Bangalore, Kasturirangan said much more has to be done to achieve one hundred per cent accuracy in whether related predictions as this was the key issue in increasing agricultural productivity in the country.