Vijnana Bharati : a boon for children

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Vijnana Bharati is a Swadeshi Science Movement which was initiated in October 1991 at Nagpur. Since its inception, this movement has gained momentum and achieved great milestones such as its inclusion in the Guinness Book of World Records for the successful conduct of the ‘Largest Practical Science Lesson’, “Giving Back UBM” most Impactful Project of the year for “India International Science Fair” held at IIT Delhi (2015), the ‘Honorable mention Award’ and ‘Popular choice Award’ at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, Jawaharlal Nehru prize, National Award for Science Communication from Government of India, etc.


Vijnana Bharati is led by an eminent team of Scientists including Prof. K I Vasu, Dr. Anil Kakodkar, Dr.G Madhavan Nair, Prof. V. N. Rajasekharan Pillai, Dr. Vijay P. Bhatkar, Dr. Sudhir Bhadauriya, Dr. Shekhar Mande, Dr. Shankar Tatwawadi, Dr. V.K. Saraswat, Dr. Satheesh Shenoi, Dr. Sibaji Raha, Shri A. Jayakumar, Shri Jayant Sahasrabuddhe, Dr. Sanjay Tiwari, Dr. Sachin A. Mandavgane, Shri Praveen Ramdas, Dr Asheesh Shah, Shri Vijay Sakhlecha, Dr. Suhas Pednekar, Shri. T. M. Nandakumar, Dr. Shriramji Jyotishi, Dr. K. Girish Kumar, Dr. Sachin Maheshwari, Smt. Bindu, Dr Rajneesh Arora, Dr. Jajati Nayak, Dr Arvind C Ranade and many more.


Vijnana Bharati aims at teaching the children of today the importance of the contributions of ancient Indian Scientists in the development of modern Science and spreading positive awareness about Ayurveda, Siddha, Meditation, Organic Agriculture, Vastuvidya, Forestry, Astronomy, Environment, Engineering etc., in all Indian languages so that no child is left untouched because of the barriers of language. The main objective of this National body is to motivate young minds towards greater creativity and originality in scientific innovations for the future. Not only this, Vijnan Bharati also creates a bridge between the Scientists, the Scientific Institutions, Government bodies and Schools so that an integrated effort of all can create the aura of Scientific fervour in the young students like us.


Vijnan Bharati motivates children to step in further in the world of science by motivating us by not only giving appreciation but also conferring awards for notable achievements. It also conducts exams for children to identify talented children through platforms like Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan and the like. This organization frequently organises fairs, exhibitions and competitions for educating the young generation. Vijnana Bharati also regularly publishes magazines such as Science India and URJA India for science enthusiasts.


As per Vijnanabharati has units in 22 states across the country and is working in 11 different areas: World Ayurveda foundation, Bharatiya Vigyan Sammelan- Samiti, Global Indian Scientists and Technocrats Foundation, Rashtriya Yuva Vaigyanik Manch, National Ayurveda students and Youth Association, Jnan Vijnan Pratibha Pareeksha, Vishwa Veda- Vijnan sammelan, Vigyan Prasar Bharati, Energy Innovation and implementation Foundation, Shakti, International Institute of Waste management


Dear friends, Vijnana Bharati has opened its doors for all of us to become a part of its family. We, our parents, grandparents and friends can all join this wonderful movement and this fascinating world of Science. I have been greatly benefited by Vijnana Bharati’s work and I request all of you to become a part of Vijana Bharati’s mission of spreading Science awareness by becoming members of this esteemed National body.


Shreenabh Agrawal


The Chanda Devi School, Katol Road branch

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Harsh Bisht

Thanks for the information

Posted on : 10-04-2018 04:16:41