8th Inspire internship programme at Shri Ram Murti Smarak College of Engineering & Technology, Unnao was inaugurated on 17th Nov, 2018. Shri Dev Murti Ji, Hon’ble Chairman SRMS TRUST and Shri Shyamal Gupta, Director (Administration) conveyed their best wishes to participants. While welcoming the participants Dr. Anant Kumar Srivastava (Principal, CET Unnao) motivated the interns for making career in science and research. Dr. Prabhakar Gupta, Dean Academics SRMSCET, Bareilly and Inspire Coordinators Er. Rateesh Agarwal, and Er. Sachin Agarwal also motivated the students. Total 200 meritorious students from different prestigious schools of Uttar Pradesh were present during the programme. These students will be given training by scientists and renowned academicians during their stay in the Institute for these five days.
On the first day, the first session was taken by Dr. Vineeta Tripathi. She is a renowned scientist (Ethnobotany) from Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow. Her topic of talk was “Medicinal Plants”. She talked about traditional medicinal practices and health benefits of using medicinal plant and herbal medicines. The mentor for the second session of Day 1was Prof. Dr. Prabhakar Gupta, Dean SRMS CET Bareilly. His title of talk was “Need and applications of mathematics”. He presented some important aspects regarding the History and development of mathematics in front of Inspire Interns and motivates them for the same. He also presented various historical mathematical problems with their solutions to the Inspire interns.
On the second day, the mentor for the first session was Dr. Geetanjali Mishra. She is a renowned Professor from the Department of Zoology, University of Lucknow. Her topic of talk was differences between basic and applied zoology. In her lecture, she taught students about interesting field of zoology and motivated them to make a successful career in the interesting field of zoology. She also taught students about the insect ecology and insect behavior. The mentor for the second session of Day 2 was Prof. Neeraj Mishra Ji from IIT Kanpur. He is a renowned Professor of Mathematics. He delivered about strange world of prime numbers and number theory like factors, even prime numbers, odd prime numbers, etc.
On the third day, the mentor for the first session was Prof. Sanjay Sharma. He is a renowned Professor of Physical Sciences from DBS (PG) College, Kanpur. In his session he presented various universal facts and concepts of Physics through demonstrations & live hands-on experiments. He amused the interns with his knowledge of basic Physics & also puzzled the young minds by asking various application-oriented questions of Physics. He also motivated the students to study the new inventions taking place in the field of Physics. The mentor for the second session of Day 3 was Prof. Dhruv Sen. He is a renowned professor of Earth Science Department, University of Lucknow. His topic of talk was “ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY”. He talked about the factors affecting the climate changes and greenhouse effect. He also talked about various knowledgeable facts about our environment and ecology and duties of mankind to save our earth. He also motivated students to study and do research for sustainable development to save our earth for future generations.
On the Fourth Day, the mentor for the first session was Prof. Laxmi Kant Sharma. He is a member of National Academy and Council for Science and Technology, Uttar Pradesh. He is awarded with the best science teacher award and he is also associated with Senior Resource Person, Centre for Development of Physics, University of Jaipur. His topic of talk was about the fundamentals of success. He talked about the five fundamentals of success that are Imagination, Creation, Knowledge, Skill and Action, following these fundamentals one can achieve great success in his /her life. The mentor for the second session of Day 4 was Dr. S. Sen Sarma. He is a renowned professor of Department of Geology, University of Lucknow. Since last more than 28 years, he is engaged in teaching and research combining the field of petrography/microstructure and mineralogical/geochemical studies of rocks. In his session he talked about various interesting facts about the structure of various types of rocks.
On the fifth day, the mentor for the first session was Prof. Abhinav Kumar. He is a renowned professor of Department of Chemistry, University of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. His topic of talk was about “Chemistry & its application in daily life”. He taught the students about various interesting facts of chemistry using live practical demonstrations. The mentor for the session 2 of Day 5 was Prof. S. P. Rath. He is a renowned professor of Department of Chemistry, IIT, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He talked about photosynthesis process, nitrogen fixation process and various diseases due to the deficiency of chemical substances. He also talked about chemical and physical properties of elements and periodic table in very interesting way.
The Laboratory sessions were also organized for the INSPIRE interns for different labs as Mechanical lab, Physics Lab, Chemistry lab, Electronics lab, Computer lab, and Engineering workshop. The sports activities and scientific movies sessions were also organized for the inspire interns. Different cultural programs like singing, dancing, poetry writing etc. were also organized where interns had shown their talent. An innovative idea competition was also organized to bring out the unique technical ideas from students. The valedictory ceremony of the Inspire internship Camp was held on 21st November 2018 in the presence of Dr. Anant Kumar Srivastava (Principal, CET Unnao) and Inspire Coordinators Er. Rateesh Agarwal and Er. Sachin Agarwal.Prof. Anant Kumar Srivastava, Principal SRMSCET Unnao, motivated the students to work hard and fulfill their dreams, he also suggested the interns to work for the betterment of society and country .Er. Sachin Agarwal presented the report of INSPIRE -2018. Er. Rateesh Agarwal also motivated the students and wished them the best of luck of their successful future. At the end of the ceremony, gift certificates and prizes were also distributed to the students.