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Annual Science Conference:

MaViPa holds Science Conference every year at different places in Maharashtra. Marathi speaking eminent scientist presides over the conference. The conference includes keynote address, seminars various topics, lectures, exhibitions, students-scientists meet, etc.

Anniversary Day:

MaViPa was founded on April 24, 1966. This day is celebrated in the last week of April every year with special programmes.

Solar Energy Workshop:

A workshops is held to train the people for assembling a solar cooker and solar water heater.

Duration: Two days (Saturday and Sunday).

City Farming:

Training for growing vegetables and fruits in balcony/terrace with the help of bio-degradable waste generated in kitchen.

Duration: 3 hours (Once in a month - On Sunday).

Lectures/Lecture series:

MaViPa organises lectures/lecture series on various science topics. These lectures are conducted all over Maharashtra through various Chapters of MaViPa.

National Science Day:

National Science Day (February 28th) is celebrated through different programmes by various Chapters of MaViPa.

Murali Chugani Reference Library:

A fully computerised library with a facility for photocopying. The library has a collection of more than 4,500 Marathi as well as English books which include various encyclopaedias also. Library is accessible to all the MaViPa members. Timings: 1100 AM to 0500 PM. (except Tuesday).

Dr. Rambhau Mhaskar CD Library:

Library has a collection of more than 300 CD’s. Anybody can become a member of this library and borrow the CD’s for one week.

Exhibitions:

MaViPa has about poster exhibitions which are lent to educational institutes.

AIDS (Audio-Visual):

Audio-Visual programme gives scientific information about AIDS.

Duration: About 01.30 hour

Science examination by correspondence:

Level: For all
Medium: Marathi as well as English

Registration: Up to End of August

Balodyan (Std. 1 to Std.3)

Programme involves different games and experiments for children. Duration: Total 6 hours spread over 2/3 days.

Science Experiment Workshop (Std. 6 to Std.9)

Programme involves different games and experiments for children.

Duration: Total 6 hours spread over 2/3 days.

Continuous Science Cell (Std. 6 to Std.9)

Duration: 3 hours

Science Toys Workshop (Std. 3 to Std.10):

Workshop involves making of toys and learning science behind them. 

Duration: Either one day (total 6 hours) or two days (total 12 hours).

Visit to Vidnyan Bhavan (Std. 6 to Std.10):

Duration: 4 hours

Visit to Vidnyan Bhavan (Std. 6 to Std.10):

The workshop consists of various short duration experiments followed by relevant discussion.

SSC Practicals Workshop

Duration: One day (7 hours)

Vidnyan Mitra Course (Std. 7 to Std.10):

The course consists of short introduction to various concepts in science.

Duration: 7 days (Everyday 5 hours)

Concept Development Course (CDC) (Std. 5 to Std. 8):

The course consists of detailed introduction to various concepts in science using various means such as experiments projects, educational visits, lecture and demonstration by experts, etc. 

Duration: One year (Saturday and Sunday – for 3 hours)

Gender Education (Audio-Visual Programme):

Programme gives scientific information to boys and girls about changes taking in the body during the adolescence. 

Duration: About 01.30 hour.

AIDS (Audio-Visual Programme):

Audio-Visual programme gives scientific information about AIDS. 

Duration: About 01.30 hour.

Science Clubs (with emphasis on environment):

Duration: One year (Once in a week for 2 hours)

Children Science Conference:

The conference is held on state-level (once in 3 years) and Taluka level (every year). The conference is activity-based and students are required to present projects.