2nd INSPIRE Science camp at Baba Farid College
Bathinda : Five Day, 2nd INSPIRE (Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research) Science Internship Camp began at Baba Farid College, Bathinda. The inaugural session started with traditional lightening of lamp by Chief Guest Prof. (Dr.) R. K. Kohli (Vice Chancellor, Central University of Punjab ,Bathinda) and Guest of Honour Prof. (Dr.) Sharad P. Kale (Padma Shri) Eminent Scientist, BARC, Mumbai). It is worth mentioning that total number of 173 students from 20 different schools of the region participating in this five-day residential camp have an excellent opportunity to interact with the top 10 scientists of International repute including Bhatnagar Awardees and Padma Awardees from IIT’s, BARC,NIT’s and other institutes of high repute
Dr. Gurmeet Singh Dhaliwal, Chairman, Baba Farid Group of Institutions while addressing the students and guests told it is a matter of great pride that is the 2nd Inspire Science Camp organized in Baba Farid Group of Institutions which is completely sponsored by the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. These Camps are usually organized in Government Institutions but BFGI is the first private institution of Malwa where this camp is organized for 2nd time. Dr. Dhaliwal told about the four pillars of BFGI i.e School of Skill Development, School of Competitive Studies, School of International Studies and School of Entrepreneurship. Dr. Dhaliwal told that Govt. of Punjab has made Baba Farid Group of Institutions as the Knowledge Partner for World Skill Competitions under Punjab Skill Development Mission. He said that 4 patents will be filed by BFGI in the forthcoming days.
Chief Guest Prof. (Dr.) R. K. Kohli, Vice Chancellor, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda motivated the students to take the path of research and also told them how they can make a highly rewarding & satisfying career in research. Prof. (Dr.) Kohli told the student to listen to their heart and be truthful & hardworking in which ever field they choose to work in. He shared various scholarship schemes run by Government of India which promotes research among young students. Guest of Honor, Prof.(Dr.) Sharad P.Kale (Padama Shri), Eminent Scientist Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC),Mumbai gave an inspiring talk to the young scholars present of how they can make a change in the World. Prof.(Dr.) Sharad P. Kale stressed on the importance of saving our natural resources and the need to start adopting recycling measures for efficient waste management.
Dr. Pardeep Kaura , Dy. Director (Academics) thanked the distinguished guests on the behalf of entire BFGI management for their valuable time and talks.