Mizoram Science, Technology & Innovation Council (MISTIC), Directorate of Science & Technology, Govt. of Mizoram organised Science Exposure Tour during 18th to 21st November 2019. The tour was conducted for science students of Class XI within Mizoram. The objective of the tour was to promote an innovative thinking amongst young student and to inculcate the importance of science and technology particularly for the students in rural areas. The tour was flagged off by Dr. R.K. Lallianthanga, Chief Scientific Officer & Member Secretary, MISTIC on 18th November, 2019 after a brief function at the Conference Room, Directorate of Science & Technology.

A total of 34 participants attended and participated in the programme. The participants are selected from secondary school of different districts within Mizoram having science stream, namely Lunglei Govt. Higher Secondary School, Serchhip Govt. Higher Secondary School, Saitual Govt. Higher Secondary School, Kolasib St. John’s Higher Secondary School, Hnahthial Govt. Higher Secondary School, Saiha Govt. Higher Secondary School and Gandhi Memorial Higher Secondary School, Champhai. Four (4) students along with one (1) accompanying teacher are selected from the seven (7) schools. List of students and teachers are as below:

S/N

Name

School

STUDENTS

1

Zonunsangi Tlau

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Lunglei

2

Immanuel Ramfanzuali

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Lunglei

3

Francis VL Hruaitluanga

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Lunglei

4

Laldinpuia

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Lunglei

5

Lallawmsangi Ralte

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Serchhip

6

Joan VL Malsawmdawngzuali

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Serchhip

7

Lalrindika

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Serchhip

8

Lalthakima

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Serchhip

9

Lalchhuanawma

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Saitual

10

Vanlalrochanhlua

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Saitual

11

C. Vanlalvohbiki

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Saitual

12

H. Laltlanmawii

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Saitual

13

RK Lalbiaktluangi

St. John’s Higher Secondary School, Kolasib

14

Lalrinzuali Ralte

St. John’s Higher Secondary School, Kolasib

15

Rebek Lalrinfeli

St. John’s Higher Secondary School, Kolasib

16

Malsawmdawngzela

St. John’s Higher Secondary School, Kolasib

17

Zorinpuii

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Hnahthial

18

C. Ramengmawii

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Hnahthial

19

H. Laldawngkima

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Hnahthial

20

Cindy Lalthuthlungmawii

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Saiha

21

Az. Zarzomawia

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Saiha

22

C. Nelson Beiraduakhei

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Saiha

23

Lalramchanpuia

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Saiha

24

B. Lalnunzauva

Gandhi Memorial Higher Secondary School, Champhai

25

Malsawmzuala

Gandhi Memorial Higher Secondary School, Champhai

26

Lawmsangzuali

Gandhi Memorial Higher Secondary School, Champhai

27

Lalchhanchhuahi

Gandhi Memorial Higher Secondary School, Champhai

TEACHERS/LECTURERS

28

Lalduhawmi

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Lunglei

29

Joseph Lalnuntluanga

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Serchhip

30

Lalhminghlui Rengthlei

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Saitual

31

Kh. Samarendra Singh

St. John’s Higher Secondary School, Kolasib

32

Lalduhthlana

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Hnahthial

33

Rosangzuala

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Saiha

34

Thiyam Ibochou Singh

Gandhi Memorial Higher Secondary School, Champhai

 

The following institutions were visited during the tour:

1.       MISTIC

2.       MIRSAC

3.       Directorate of Science & Technology

4.       Pachhunga University College

5.       INDBRO Poultry Farm, Tanhril

6.       Mizoram University, Tanhril

7.       Mizoram Science Centre, Berawtlang

8.       RIPANS, Zemabawk

The valedictory function of the tour was held at Youth Hostel Conference Hall, Luangmual. The function was presided over by Mr. PC Lalngilneia, Scientific Officer and Mr. Samuel Lalmalsawma, Senior Scientific Officer gave a brief speech on activities of S&T in Mizoram. A report of the tour was given by Mr. Joel Lalbiakkima, Scientific Officer. Feedbacks were given by students and teachers who emphasised on the importance of the tour for career guidance as well as exposure for further studies and stated that such programme should be held every year. Participation certificate was distributed to each student. The function ended with a vote of thanks by the chairman and was followed by a grand dinner.