Inspire District Level Science Exhibitions, INSPIRE Award Scheme, District Level Science Exhibitions, Project Competitions Schedule 2018, SCERT Telangana – INSPIRE Award Scheme – Organization of District and State Level Exhibition and Project competitions (DLEPC/SLEPC).
SCERT Telangana has given proceedings on Organization of online District and State level exhibition and Project Competitions under INSPIRE Awards MANAK Scheme
- Rc.No.643/Sci/SCERT-TS/2020 Dated: 23-11-2020
- Subject- INSPIRE Awards MANAK Scheme – Organization of online District and State level exhibition and Project Competitions
All the District Educational Officers in the state are hereby informed that the GOI, Department of Science and Technology has issued sanction orders to the selected students of Telangana State, towards INSPIRE Awards – MANAK Scheme for the year 2019-20.
Inspire Online DLEP Schedule: 07-12-2020 to 11-12-2020
District wise details of the sanction are mention in Table 1 of List of no. of students selected for INSPIRE Awards for the year 2019-20.
The DST, GOI, New Delhi has credited the amounts directly into respective students bank accounts (DBT). The list of students sanctioned for INSPIRE Awards for the year 2019-20 is provided by the DST. The same had been be circulated to all the DEO.
In the above list, it is observed that names of certain schools and students selected are found in neighboring districts (in the erstwhile districts jurisdiction).
Therefore, in the same reference the District Educational Officers of 33 districts have been requested to identify the students of their respective districts as per the location of the school address.
Accordingly the District Educational Officers of all districts have sent the lists of students of their respective districts. The district wise revised no. of students as submitted by each District Educational Officer is as mentioned in Table 2 of proceedings.
Scientist ‘G’, NIF has requested the SCERT to plan and conduct the online District level Exhibition and Project Competitions (DLEPC) and State level Exhibition and Project Competitions (SLEPC) for the F Y. 2019-20, before 25th December, 2020 through “MANAK Competition App“.
They have also attached a brief PPT about the procedure for students’ online participation in DLEPC/SLEPC. In this context DST has requested the SCERT to plan a virtual meeting of functionaries (State and Districts) with NIF officials.
They also requested us to instruct the District Authorities to inform School Authorities beforehand so that the students can start preparing their prototypes for participation in online DLEPCs & SLEPC.
Therefore all the District Educational Officers in the state are requested to conduct DLEPCs in their respective districts from 7-12-2020 to 11-12-2020 as per table-2.
They are requested to give instructions to guide teachers and selected students for the F.Y 2019-20 to make the projects / models ready by 5th December, 2020 and also to inform them to download the “MANAK Competition App”.
They are further requested to attend the virtual meeting being conducted on this subject on 26-11-2020 at 11.00 a.m along with District Science Officers. Enclosures are available with proceedings. 1) List of students as per sanction order. 2) Brief PPT about the procedure for students’ online participation in D/SLEPC.
District Level Science Exhibition & Project Competitions: 07-12-2020 to 11-12-2020
Previous DLEP Details
Conduct of District Level Exhibition and Project Competition (DLEPC) under INSPIRE AWARDS – MANAK Scheme in the 2nd week of June 2018.
The attention of the all the Headmasters, MEOs in the district is invited to the reference cited. The Department of Science & Technology, Government of India has given guidelines and dates for the conduct of DLEPC/SLEPC for INSPIRE AWARDS 2017-18.
The Director SCERT has decided that the DEOs of erstwhile districts will act as Nodal Officers as the number of awards awarded to the new districts is less. The DEO Warangal Urban will conduct the DLEPC for the four districts (Warangal Rural, Warangal Urban, Jangoan and Jayashankar Bhupalpally) in the 2nd week of June 2018.
All the Inspire Awardees who were selected for the year 2016-17, 2017-18 have to participate in the DLEPC to be held in the 2nd week of June 2018 without fail. The exact dates and venue will be intimated shortly.
Hence, the Headmasters, MEOs and guide teachers are requested to bestow their attention to prepare the Exhibit/Project to present in the DLEPC. Participation of Inspire awardees in the DLEPC is compulsory.
For details contact your District DSO
All the DEOs in the State are informed that the Department of Science and Technology, GOI has sent a letter to SCERT, in which it is said that the INSPIRE Award scheme is being reoriented to align with the Action plan for “Startup India” Initiative launched by the Prime Minister.
The National Level Exhibition and Project Competition (NLEPC) of the awardees from the SLEPC conducted by the STATEs and UTs will be held on notified date. In the letter, it was said that the DLEPCs and SLEPCs of all the State should be completed by deadline.
Further, they informed that under revamped INSPIRE Awards Scheme, National Innovation Foundation (NIF), an Autonomous Institute under the Dept. Of Science and Technology, would be associated as a Jury to shortlist the projects at the District level and State level exhibitions.
In this context, the Department of Science & Technology, GOI, New Delhi has requested the States to send the details including date and the venue of the DLEPC/SLEPC to them so as to communicate to NIF for their participation as Jury Member in the DLEPC/SLEPC in respective States.
Therefore the DEOs / District Nodal Officers of Inspire Award Scheme of identified four districts R.R; Warangal, Karimnagar, Mahbubnagar are hereby instructed to send the schedule of the conduct of DLEPC in consultation with other DEOs who are partnering with the host district to the SCERT on or before deadline
Further, they are instructed to complete the conduct of DLEPCs in 2nd week as communicated earlier by the SCERT. This will facilitate the SCERT to conduct the SLEPC in the last week.
SCERT Telangana Hyderabad -Implementation INSPIRE Award Scheme – Schedule of District level Exhibition and Project Competitions. The attention of all the District Educational Officers in the state is invited to the reference cited above, the Joint Secretary has informed that national Level Exhibition and Project Competitions of the awardees selected from SLEPCs conducted by states will be held during October and SLEPC to be conducted latest by 30th September.
As per the norms of DST one DLEPC to be organized for a group of 250 to 500 awardees. Therefore the following district may be clubbed to conduct of DLEPCs.
In this connection, all the District Nodal Officers in the state are requested to follow the schedule of activities for the smooth conduct of District level Exhibition and Project Competitions.
The details of the schedule are:
Action plan of organization of district-level INSPIRE exhibition
|Constitution of District Level committees @ 15 Teachers|
|Identification of Mentoring Institutions / Persons and Tagging of Mentors / Mentor Institutes to schools and consultation process between Mentors, mentor teachers, and students||From 15th July …. to till conduct of district-level exhibition.||District|
|Orientation to all the awardees and guide teachers||18-7-2019||Divisional|
|Abstract of the Project write-ups to be obtained from award students by the District teams||30-7-2019||District|
|On line registration of the projects||03-8-2019||District|
|Identification of District level Exhibition centers/venues||09-8-2019||DEO|
|Feedback on selected venues to Director SCERT||11-8-2019||DEO|
|Press release informing schools and INSPIRE awardee student about District Level Exhibition||16-8-2019||DEO|
|Identification of thematic areas||22-8-2019||District/ Divisional|
|Identification of Judges based on thematic areas||One week before the commencement of the exhibition||District|
|Logistic arrangements for the District level Exhibitions – printing|
of the registration forms, passes,
Judgment schedules, the constitution of different committees,
|One week before the commencement of the exhibition||DEO|
|District level Exhibition||2nd week of September||DEO|
|Submission of the selected project from District level Exhibition to|
State Level Exhibition
|Submission on the next day of DLE.||DEO|
|Organization of State Level Exhibition||Last week of September…||State|
Therefore they are requested to complete the DLEPCs on or before the 2nd week of September as per the guidelines enclosed and submit the action taken report to this office from time to time.
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