Set up nine years ago in January 2010, the Zila Vigyan Club (ZVC) is the key contributor for the promotion of science in Banda. It also aims to provide information about the problems being faced by the district so that adequate preventive measures can be taken in time. This information is also passed on to the neighbouring districts so that they can prepare their plans accordingly, writes Elets News Network (ENN).
The Zila Vigyan Club Banda (Council of Science & Technology UP : Science & Technology, Government of Uttar Pradesh) has a vision for using innovation with indigenous knowledge to solve problems and provide the new way for sustainable developments.
Aims of Zila Vigyan Club
ZVC provides technical education programmes for medicinal plants, crops, herbal garden hybrid seeds, plant tissue culture etc.
It helps in creating awareness and interest in science, inculcate scientific thinking among the students.
To promote science among those villages which have a high concentration of people belonging to scheduled castes and tribes.
Special workshops for organic farming, organic compost, biogas, bioenergy, biomass gasifier, and other such equipment, gobar gas techniques, etc.
Scientific talent search for children, developing such talents and promoting them Ensuring better use of natural resources and to minimise their effects.
To eradicate superstitions, bad customs from society. To promote scientific reasoning behind the magic.
To raise funds from other departments for the promotion of science
To create a network of science enthusiasts and to train them for various science projects
To make people aware of the farming and rural technical assistance available and programmes being run for startups.
Awareness for Astronomy, herbs, yoga, and naturopathy
To empower women, minorities, children and educated unemployed youth
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