7th National level Inspire Science Exhibitions, Govt Of India, Ministry of Science and Technology, Department of Science and Technology has given instructions to all Principal Secretary/ Secretary(Education/Commissioner of All-State / UTs for Organization of 7th National Level Exhibition and Project Competitions(NLEPC) under INSPIRE Award – MANAK Scheme
DST has informed that the 7th NLEPC of the awardees selected from State/UT Level Exhibition and Project Competitions (SLEPCs) conducted by respective States/ UTs is scheduled to be held during 14-15 February 2019 at IIT Delhi, New Delhi. MST and DST are expecting more than 800 entries from all the 36 States/UTs. 7th National level Inspire Science Exhibitions
This requires time-bound action on the part of States/UTs, particularly in sending the list of participating awardees along with a brief write-up in the prescribed format, making arrangements for travel of awardees and accompanying teachers/State officials and transportation of their projects from their respective places of stay to Delhi and back, arrangements for boarding and lodging and local travel at Delhi through your respective Resident Commissioners and so on.
National level Inspire Science Exhibitions Project Competitions Dates and Venue:
7th NLEPC Dates: 14-15 February 2019
7th NLEPC Venue: IIT Delhi, New Delhi
The entire cost towards this would be borne by DST and the requisite amount as per norms would be credited to the account of State Nodal officer through one of the electronic modes of transfer. They may also like to take up the matter with your Resident Commissioner in Delhi in advance for making requisite boarding, lodging and local travel arrangement for the State Contingent either in your State Bhavan or at any other place(s) arranged by your Resident Commissioner. Advance action to book train tickets etc may also be taken.
In case your State/UT has not completed that DLEPCs/SLEPCs in respect of all the awardees of your state-sanctioned during 2017-18 and 2018-19. please ensure that the same is completed the latest by 25 January 2019 to that DST receives the list of all selected awardees of your State/UT for participation in the 7th NLEPC latest by 31 January 2019 positively.
DST would also request you to visit the exhibition any time during 14-15 February 2019 and attend the Award Ceremony on 15 February 2019 along with other senior functionaries of the State Government.