The much awaited Annual Science Gala for the academic year 2014-’15 organized by Science International Forum (SIF), Kuwait was conducted on 28 March, 2015, at American International School, Hawally. The majestic ceremony was inaugurated by Indian Ambassador to Kuwait, H.E. Sri. Sunil Jain.
Padmabhooshan Dr.Vijay Bhatkar, Chairman of the Governing Council, IIT Delhi, and India’s leading IT expert graced the function as chief guest for the evening. Special guest from India, National Award winning educational expert and science books author with more than 50 years of experience, Prof: S Shivadas, presented the keynote speech on ‘Mastering Science & Technology for Mastering the Human Brain & Unravel the Immense Potential’.
The exclusive live chat show with Dr.Vijay Bhatkar conducted by Dr.Sreekumar (Scientific Consultant, KFAS) proved the first of its kind presented in Kuwait, serving a memorable experience for the students and parents community.Vijnana Bharathi Secretary General Sri.A.Jayakumar inaugurated the online newsletter ‘DISCOVER’, published by SIF Kuwait, by releasing the hard copy.
The winners of the Sastra Prathibha Contest 2014-15 and the outstanding performers were honored with trophies and certificate jointly by Dr.Vijay Bhatkar and Prof.Shivdas. Principal, Sri. Premkumar, and the students of Indian Educational School (BVB, Kuwait) received the prestigious ‘Acharya J. C. Bose Sastra Puraskar’ for the best performing school.
The grand evening was studded with the presence of other eminent academic and scientific personalities from India and Kuwait along with the SIF coordinators from other Middle East countries. Sri. Prasanth Nair (President, SIF Kuwait) extended a warm welcome to the gathering. Sri.Arunkumar (Secretary, SIF Kuwait) delivered the word of gratitude. Earlier on 27 March, the 14 Sastra Prathibhas got the life time opportunity for a personal interaction with Dr. Vijay Bhatkar at IBIS Hotel, Salmiya.