Science, as a subject stands for constant renovation, ideation and amalgamation of the past, present, and future for a better, newer and futuristic generation to come. Today, science is also about preserving Nature and handing over a better environment to the generations to come. Khoj 2009, the international science festival organized by the DAV Group was all of this and more. We bring to you a report on how this unique DAV initiative unravels the mysteries of science. DAV Center for Creative Education’s popular international science festival Khoj 2009 this year began with the theme of Space. The festival was inaugurated in a grand ceremony at DAV Public School, Panvel. The Chief Guest for inaugurating this grand futuristic extravaganza was the Vice President of DAV College Management Committee Y S Rajan. Also present on this occasion were DAV CMC General Secretary R S Sharma, DAV CMC Secretary Prabodh Mahajan, Vice Chancellor of Mangalayatan University Professor Bhoomitra Dev, Chairman of IMC Quality Awards Committee Suresh Lulla, Americal educationist Steven Rudolf, Vice President Reliance India Ltd Thomas Matthew and Dr. K.B.Kushal – the Director of DAV Center of Creative Education. Khoj is one of the many initiatives of Dr. K B Kushal who is respected for dynamic perspective to making quality education possible. In an auditorium filled with Science enthusiasts, teachers, students, parents, the purpose of Khoj is to take science education beyond the classroom. Over 1000 students participated in Khoj this year and displayed science projects created right from the thought process and imagination of the young scientists. After inaugurating the exhibition, Y S Rajan along with the other dignitaries were all praises for the event. Khoj gave an opportunity to students to interact with scholars and scientists; something that will help children harness their theoretical knowledge to re-create, re-invent and re-discover the realms and mysterious of science. In its 10th year, under the dynamic leadership of Dr. K B Kushal as DAV Center for Creative Educations’ Science Festival Khoj has been successfully installed in the scientific temper in young minds who will tomorrow becomes the citizens and future of the progress of this nation. From Panvel, with Shilpa Suryavanshi, Sana Warsia for NMTV News.
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