KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Three-day long national level Science and Technology Exhibition 2069 organized by the Science and Technology Department (Central Committee) of All Nepal National Free Students Union (AANFSU) began on Saturday at GoldenGate International College, Battisputali in Kathmandu.
Chief Guest KP Sharma Oli, senior leader of CPN-UML; Chairman Madhav Dhungana, President of AANFSU; guests Pradip Gyawali, chief of Publicity Department (CPN-UML); Bhanubhakta Dhakal, Student In-charge (CPN-UML) and Krishna Gopal Shrestha, chief of Valley Committee (CPN-UML) spoke during the opening ceremony on Saturday morning.
“I hope that this exhibition will help in the development of science and technology in Nepal and I congratulate these young scientists for making efforts to put up a good show. Their skills and commitment to the field are commendable,” said Chief Guest Oli.
Students of Nepal Engineering College, Bhaktapur demonstrating their models to visitors on the first day of Science and Technology Exhibition at GoldenGate College, Battisputali on Saturday.(Bhaswor Ojha/Republica)
Around 65 different colleges from the Valley have set up their stalls on Engineering, Medical Science, Microbiology, Environmental Science, Geology and Nuclear Science in the expo.
“Apart from the exhibition, we also have magic shows, interaction programs, food and games stalls, cultural show and concert,” informed Abhisek Kharel, Secretary of AANFSU.
Anima Shrestha, a student of Master of Science (MSc) at GoldenGate, said, “We have stalls to calculate Body Mass Index (BMI), models of rainwater harvesting, robots, reservoir tanks and several others.”
DJ Raj and Himal Sagar performed at the event on Saturday while Hemant Sharma and Ram Krishna Dhakal are scheduled to perform on February 10; and Anuprastha and Raja Rajendra are expected to perform on the final day of the program.