INSPIRE SCIENCE CAMP AND ASTRONOMICAL
NIGHT OBSERVATION PROGRAMME
(January 5, 2015 to January 9, 2015)
Birbhum Institute of Engineering & Technology
P.O. Suri, Dist. Birbhum 731101
Sponsored by the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, New Delhi 1100016
This unique programme is organized by Birbhum Institute of
Engineering and Technology, Suri (West Bengal) in ssociation with South Howrah Citizens’ Forum in the first half of January 2015. The Institute has excellent teaching and training facilities and the pollution free atmosphere on the banks of Tilpara reservoir, provides a very good situation for night time astronomical observation from the observatory with telescopes on the Institute roof top. This programme
aims at providing an exposure to the basic sciences and observational astronomy to senior school students, i.e. for class XI / XII students with science major.
Similar programmes were organized in January, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Venue: Birbhum Institute of Engineering & Technology (BIET)
(Nearest Railway Stations – Suri and Bolpur-Shantiniketan)
BIET Suri is about 250 km from Kolkata bordering the hilly areas of Jharkhand in the outskirts of the district town of Birbhum.
Summer Camp at Aryabhatta Research Institute of
Observational Sciences (ARIES), Manora Peak, Nainital (in May, 2015)