Aequs Foundation organized a two-day Science Fair (AVISHKAR) at the Aequs SEZ. Dr. Praveenkumar Naik, Director of Aequs Foundation in the presence of Mr. S D Naik from Department of Education, Ms. Nivedita Mukerjee, an Educationalist and Dr. Babitha Rajashekhar Regional Head of Agastya International Foundation, inaugurated the “Science Fair and Project Competition for Government School Students” as a part of Mobile Science Lab project. The event will mark the presence of more than 3000 students and visitors, along with participation from 40 schools displaying various working science models. At the end of the event, five best science models will be awarded cash prize and trophies by Mr. Rajeev Kaul, MD & CEO, Aequs Aerospace.
The Mobile Science Lab project is being run in collaboration with Agastya International Foundation, where more than 4000 students receive access to education in the STEM fields.
About Aequs Foundation:
Aequs Foundation has been committed to improving the lives of children in communities around the SEZ in Belagavi. We nurture these young, bright minds and act as a catalyst for change and investing in innovative STEM education programs. As a part of this, we have launched a science center, mobile science labs, digital labs, digital learning systems, after school classes, career orientation, and school fairs. Besides actively contributing to the infrastructure and academic curriculum in government schools, the foundation has been working towards spreading awareness on health, hygiene, and safety through our campaigns. We have successfully managed to shape the lives of over 11,000 students in 83 schools across 69 villages in Belagavi & Hubbli regions of Karnataka. Aequs Foundation will continue to positively impact the community by improving lives and inspiring students to follow their passion in the field of education.