18 Nov : The 16th National Children’s Science Congress (NCSC) a unique forum available to children in the age group of 10 to 17 years to exhibit their creativity, innovativeness and sense of discovery, will be held at Dimapur from 27th to 31st December 2008. The NCSC, first ever to be hosted by Nagaland state since its inception in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh in the early nineties will be jointly organized by Government of Nagaland and Nagaland Institute of Health, Environment & Social Welfare (NIHESW).
According to NIHESW sources, hundreds of child scientists from across the country will take part in the six-day event to be held at Living Stone Foundation Higher Secondary School, Dimapur. Eight child scientists will represent Nagaland state. To make the six-day children’s forum a success the state organizing committee held a meeting in Kohima yesterday under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary, Lalhuma. NIHESW informed that about 40 delegates from ASEAN countries would also take part in the congress.