By NIMY Sara Joy
Guwahati, Feb.06- Inaugurating the community science festival, Jana Vigyan Mela at Baihata Chariali, the former President A P J Abdul Kalam says Assam has every potential for comprehensive growth. He said Assam has all the infra-structure like over 26,000 villages and rich natural resources, minerals, forests, water and fertile land to tap its possibilities.
The Science and Technology Council at Baihata organized the fair. It is the initial development in entire Northeast to generate scientific awareness amongst the people by Assam government. “Through the use of new technology, scientific development will be demonstrated to students in a simplistic manner. It will also pave the way for direct interaction of people with scientists and experts like Kalam,” a government official said.
It was after the understanding of government as the northeast is not with the developmental sciences and the fair is targeting the youngsters, students and even the whole walks of life.
The Alliance between M S Swaminathan Research Foundation and One World South Asia and Microsoft to make a move for stepping a network of information kiosks in 600,000 villages in India by Providing Urban Facilities in Rural Areas mission, Kalam informed.
Addressing the youngsters Kalam told that the mission should be focused on increasing agricultural efficiency and worth also with agro-products and nurturing and promoting horticulture.