Shimla,19.05.18-Himachal Pradesh Council for Science, Technology & Environment (HIMCOSTE) has been involved in science popularization programmes since its inception in 1986. HIMCOSTE has a wide outreach through Science Popularisation programmes. About 20000 (Twenty thousand) child scientists from 5000 (Five thousand) schools participate in Children’s Science Congress programme every year.

The present workshop on “Innovative experiments in Physics” is a part of activities of HIMCOSTE under Science Popularisation Programme. It was a residential training workshop which was organised for the science teachers working in different schools in the State which emphasise on “Learning by doing” and “Creative teacher will produce creative and innovative students”. 60 participants from all over the state participated in the workshop. The chief guest for valedictory function was Dr. Manmohan , Director, Elementary Education, H.P.

Dr. B.K. Tyagi, Scientist F, Sh. Manish Yadav, Science Communicator,Mr. Darshan Singh Baweja, Science Communicator, Mr Bacchan Singh, motivational speaker, Vigyan Prasar, DST, GoI were the main resource persons for the workshop. They demonstrated and explained the basic principles of physics using science kits, and day to day practical experiments for better teaching and making students to understand the concepts easily.