Kohima, 16 September (MTNews): The 1st Annual Inter-School Science Fair, 2023 was jointly organised by Model Christian College and Model Hr. Sec. School, Kohima under the theme “The role of Science and Technology to combat climate change.”




The event started with a prayer by S.P. Francis, Managing Director of the institutes, followed by a welcome address by Nengpilhing Singson, Convenor, Science Fair. A short speech was delivered by Er Onongoto Soleho, Chief Mentor, Innovation Hub & Space Education Centre, Kohima, Nagaland.


The speaker mentioned that climate change is real, and that science and technology plays a vital role in combating environmental issues. He challenged the audience to take small yet effective measures in order to bring positive results. After the speech, the speaker declared open the Science Fair.


The panel of judges for the fair were Er Onongoto Soleho, Chief Mentor, Innovation Hub and Space Education Centre, Kohima, Nagaland; Dr L Kenneth Punyü, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and In-charge of EVS, Kohima Science College, Jotsoma; and Dr Mhathang Yanthan, Associate Professor, Department of Botany, Kohima Science College, Jotsoma.


Declaration of result and prize distribution was initiated by Amul Boro, Member, Science Fair Committee. Model HSS was declared the winner with their model ‘Revolutionized Solution to Combat Climate Change’, followed by Mt Sinai HSS and Modern HSS as the 1st and 2nd runners-up of the 1st Inter-School Science Fair, 2023.


For the inter-departmental competition, the Department of Zoology won the 1st position with their model Bio-Plastic, while the Department of Geology and Department of Chemistry bagged the 2nd and 3rd positions respectively.


A glance of the activities and functioning of the college was delivered by Dr Luke Rymbai, Principal MCC. Suchumlo K Kikon of MHSS enthralled the audience with a special song. The event concluded with a vote of thanks delivered by Pezavituo Dzüvichü, Co-Convener, Science Fair Committee.

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