Generating awareness about science in India

Generating awareness about science in India

“Science has given us powers fit for the Gods.’ Science, systematic study of anything that can be examined, tested and verified. From its early beginning, science has developed into one of the greatest and influential fields of human endeavour. Today, different branches of science investigate almost everything that can be observed or detected, and science as a whole shapes the way we understand everything. Science develops through objective analysis instead of through personal belief. Science gives us a detailed insight into the way the world around us works. Today, science has a profound effect on the way we live, largely through technology “? the use of scientific knowledge for practical purposes. AWARENESS “? WHY AND WHERE? The powers of science are not used properly. Why? It is due to the lack of awareness. Awareness should start from the grassroot level ie. Villages and rural areas, because, they are the areas where the majority of India’s population lies and where the innocent masses are still in the grip of superstitions. Although internet and telephone connections have been provided to some villages by the government, a lot still has to be done in this regard. HOW CAN AWARENESS BE GENERATED? “Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty.’ – Einstein Natural resources are being exploited. People everywhere need to think about this. For the purpose of awareness regarding this and many other subjects, various methods can be adopted. Lectures can be organized in schools, these children can then organize rallies in villages, NGOs can be asked to work only for this cause. Educational trips to factories can be organized so that students learn to use the resources judiciously. “When you educate a man, you educate an individual, but when you educate a woman, you educate a family.’ Keeping this in mind, rural women can be educated. The pol…


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