SPRINGDALES SCHOOL DHAULA KUAN The School germinated with creative and innovative ideas on the occasion of the 13th Dr. A. K. Saha Memorial Young Scientists Experimental Project – Inter – School Contest on Thursday, August 10th, 2017. The project ,initiated by two former students of the school, Dr. Abhijit Saha and Dr. Prasenjit Saha in the memory of their Late father Dr. A. K. Saha, Former Scientist at National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi
The AK Saha Project is an Annual Venture that inculcates a spirit of enquiry and objectivity amongst the budding scientists. This year the theme of the contest was “Ideate – Innovate – Create – for a better future” and two events were held as a part of the contest – Investigatory Project Competition and the Science Quiz. Eighteen leading schools of Delhi participated in the preliminary round of the contest out of which ten schools were selected to participate in the final round.
Dr. Jyoti Bose, Principal, in her address affirmed that the theme Ideate – Innovate – Create – for a better future is central to the idea of longevity of our planet and the future of Science belongs to the youth.
Professor Shiv Vishwanathan, Vice Dean (Institution Building), Centre for the study of Science, Society and Sustainability, O.P. Jindal Global University, presided over the function and said that for a sustainable world, we need dissident scientists who have the courage to question and accept their mistakes.
Springdales School, Pusa Road were adjudged the overall winners of the A.K. Saha Memorial Trophy, and also the Indian Science Congress Trophy instituted for innovation in Science for their project “Photocatalytic Rod”.