IMPHAL, May 11: Science Meet 2016 which will last from May 11 to 15 started today at National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, Akampat. The meet is being organised by Manipur Science and Technology Council.
Speaking at the function the Minister of Science and Technology, T Manga Vaiphei said that science is not only for students and teachers, it is for everyone and it will lead towards development.
Without science the national will not be able to move toward development, he said and added that students from the state who had participated in national level competition returned home with awards.
He stated that the North Eastern Council (NEC) has allowed the construction of Science Centre at Ukhrul and Churachandpur districts, and added that this Science Meet will surely be fruitful for the participants.
The five-day long Science Meet includes science model exhibition-cum-competition, science short play competition, spot painting competition, declamation contest, science quiz competition, science drama, science film show, science miracles, puppet show, book exhibition, IT show etc.