IEDC conducts Edu Mithra Indian Space Science Olympiad 2022 and Space Safari

Vidya provides opportunities to empower the students and helps in building self-confidence and motivates them to excel in their chosen field and make them curious towards science.

M/s Edu Mithra is an organization constantly working to develop young students intellectually to nurture their thirst for the knowledge. To showcase the skills of young geniuses of India and to develop their passion for space science and technology, Edu Mithra conducted a nationwide quiz competition christened  Indian  Space Science Olympiad (ISSO) 2022 and Space Safari for school students from classes 5 to 12.

The final selection process  which was comprised of 3 days Offline Space Science Workshop and an offline exam was held in Vidya during 27-29 December 2022 under the auspices of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Center (IEDC). The participants  got  a lifetime experience while interacting with great Space Science Scientists and subject experts and actively involved in different sessions like seminars,presentations etc.

Dr N Shaji, Dr Jijo P Ulahannan, Mr T M Manosh, Mr Sarath Prabhav and Mr S Anurag handled the sessions in the residential camp. Based on the Offline exam, top 3 students (from junior, senior, super senior category), Kimaya Anoop More (Maharashtra), Aaryanaj Mohanty (Oddisha), Arpit Akshay Kottoor (Maharashtra) emerged as winners  and received Newtonian Parabolic Mirror Telescope as prize. All other students received Medal and Certificate of Excellence. The prize distribution ceremony was held on 29 December 2022 in the college auditorium,  Dr B Simon ( ISRO Scientist), Dr Saji C B (Principal, VAST), Mr Saneesh C K ( Managing Director, Edu Mithra), Mr Methil Komalankutty, E S, Ms Unnimaya and Mr Sarath Prabhav spoke on the occasion.

The event  was co-ordinated by  Mr Anil M (IEDC Nodal Officer and Asst Prof, ECE Dept) with the support of IEDC student volunteers  Vinay Soman  (S7, EEE Dept ), Abhishek S Nair (S5, EEE Dept)  Krishnadev N (S5, ME Dept) and Jeeva H M (S5, ECE Dept).

The Editorial Team of News & Events joins the entire Vidya fraternity in extending hearty congratulation to Mr Anil and  IEDC Team on the successful conduct of the event that motivated the students  to explore in science concepts  and to involve research study in Astronomy & Space Science !!!