SAIoneer Jayesh Goel of Class IX have been selected for the National Finals of the “Raman Young Science Innovator” (RYSI) Award in the Senior category. He is the only student from Eastern India to make it to the National level competition, which will be held on Sunday, February 24, at Sir C.V. Raman’s home, Panchavati, in Malleswaram. The Award is instituted by Raman Research Institute Trust & Innovation and Science Promotion Foundation (ISPF).
SAI International School is also bestowed with the “School of Science Excellence” Award, for encouraging students to participate in the prestigious competition and capacitating them to make it to the National level competition.
The talented boy submitted the project named “Excess Pressure in Balloon”, which was highly appreciated. Jayesh is among the best 40 students selected out of 5625 students from across various schools of the Country. The selection is based on Originality of the idea, Effectiveness with which it conveys the chosen topic, Ease of availability of the material used and “Fun” – how much will a child enjoy the activity?
The RYSI Award has been instituted to create interest in Science at a young age, leading to more children taking up STEM as a career. The award aims to establish Science as a Fun and interesting activity that can be explored anywhere with simple materials. The award, commemorating the discovery of the Raman Effect on 28th February 1928 is open to all children from Classes III to X.