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National Science Olympiad & YSC in Coimbatore from Oct 30

Thiruvananthapuram, Jul 18 (UNI) The two-day second edition of the National Science Olympiad (NSO) and Young Scientist Conclave (YSC) will be held at the Amrita School of Engineering in Coimbatore from October 30.
The Theme for this edition is 'Smart City: Sustainable Solutions for a Self-Sustaining Future,' a release said here on Thursday.
The topics include Smart Waste Management, Smart Water Management, Renewable Energy, Disaster Prevention and Warning Systems, Smart Farming and Agriculture, Smart Pollution Management, Smart Health Care, Artificial Intelligence for Common Man, Robotics for societal benefit and integrated multi modal transport system.
In a nutshell, the topics cater to issues related to water, electricity, agriculture, pollution and health, the release added.
The NSO is a team science project competition for the school students where higher Secondary and High School students exhibit their ideas using their talents and creativity.
The purpose of the Olympiad is to provide a platform where student teams from various schools around the country get a chance to showcase their innovative concepts or working models relating to specified topics.
Any ideas to solve any societal problem using science and technology that aligns with the theme are considered for submission.
The Olympiad comprises of two categories namely High School (Classes 7 – 9) and Higher Secondary School (Classes10 – 12). Registrations for the competition got underway from July 4 upto September 5, 2019. The winning teams will be awarded cash prizes.
The inaugural edition held last year was a great success with 50 teams selected from 115 registered teams with 170 participants across the country.
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