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Six Days National Online Workshop on Ancient Indian Science and Technology (AIST-2021)

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National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur,earlier known as Regional Institute of Technology was established on 15th August 1960 as a joint venture of Government of India and the Government of Bihar in the chain of REC’s (Regional Engineering College) in India with the aim to generate technical graduates of highest standards who could provide technological leadership to the region. It was among the first eight Regional Engineering Colleges (RECs) established as part of the Second Five-Year Plan (1956 – 1961). This was the only REC in the country which was named as RIT (Regional Institute of Technology). Therefore RIT Jamshedpur was actually the REC of undivided Bihar & Jharkhand. The foundation stone of RIT (REC) Jamshedpur was laid by Dr. Srikrishna Sinha, the then chief minister of Bihar , with the aim of nurturing talent and setting high standards of education and excellence.

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Ancient Indian Science and Technology (AIST-2021) during 5–10 July, 2021 Organized by National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur

☆ Create awareness about the need for exploring ancient Indian scientific philosophies.
☆ Resurrect lost faith in our scientific culture and heritage.
☆ Integrate this great Indian tradition and knowledge system with the pedagogy of our HEIs.
☆ Encourage participants to carryout research in ancient Indian science and technology.

Event Introduction

The rich heritage of ancient Indian knowledge in science and technology has been the guiding light to the mankind for years. World-class institutions of ancient India such as Takshashila, Nalanda, Vikramshila, Vallabhi, set the highest standards of multidisciplinary teaching and research and hosted scholars and students from across backgrounds and countries. The Ancient Indian education system produced great scholars such as Charaka, Susruta, Aryabhata, Varahamihira, Bhaskaracharya, Brahmagupta, and numerous others, who made significant contributions to world knowledge in diverse fields such as mathematics, astronomy, metallurgy, medicine, architecture, shipbuilding and many more. Thus, Indian culture and philosophy have had a strong influence on the world. Needless to mention, these rich legacies to world heritage must not only be nurtured and preserved for posterity but also researched, enhanced, and put to new uses through our education system. The present workshop will strive to create awareness towards ancient Indian science and technology of the past and their utility in the current scenario. It will also highlight inspirational past technologies that have been metamorphosed excellently with our ecological system unlike current technologies that aim to conquer the nature to achieve ends. Discussion shall also be held on present scientific culture vis-a-vis ancient scientific heritage. The workshop will focus on above theme with following objectives.

Resource Person

◆ Illustrious speakers with Academic and Research Experience will share the deliberation on Ancient Indian knowledge in Science and Technology and create awareness about the need for exploring them

Who can Apply?

Faculties, Research Scholars & Students from all disciplines can attend

Registration Fee

◆ No Registration Fee

How to Apply

◆ Candidate should submit an online application by clicking the Apply Online. Participants need to fill up the online application form by using the link given below with all the required details.

Procedure for Registration
  • Fill in Applicants Information, Personal Information, Institutional Information, Email, Contact Number and Corresponding Address.
  • The Star Marked details are mandatory (*).
  • Check Summary Page before submission.

Important Date

  • Event date 5th– 10th July, 2021 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

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Six Days National Online Workshop on Ancient Indian Science and Technology (AIST-2021)

Organizer Information 🇮🇳

National Institute of TechnologyJamshedpur, Adityapur, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand 831014

Highlights

  • Six Days National Online Workshop Organized by National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur
  • Learn About Ancient Indian Science and Technology (AIST-2021)
  • Six Days National Online Workshop for Faculties, Research Scholars & Students from all disciplines can attend

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