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Bokaro ( Jharkhand) : Fifty percent of students from the state of Jharkhand qualifying for the prestigious Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan (VVM) 2021 are from DPS Bokaro. Exhibiting exceptional scientific acumen, 6 DPS Bokaro students were among 12 from Jharkhand to qualify for the National Level VVM 2021- jointly organised by Vijnana Bharati, NCERT and Vigyan Prasar.

The students of DPS Bokaro making it to the nationals of VVM are : Class VII – Yasharth Gautam, State Rank I; Kumar Anmol, State Rank II;  Aryan Kumar (Class VIII) secured State Rank I; Shigra (Class IX) got State Rank II;  Rishi Divyakirti (Class XI) secured  State Rank I, while Anshu Priya (Class XI) bagged State Rank II at the exam. Shreshtha Rupam Dwivedi (Class VIII) has secured State Rank III.

The other students of the state who made it to the finals are : Shubham Jha and Shreyam Jha of DPS Ranchi, Adarsh Kumar Singh of DPS Kenduadih, Dhanbad, Arnav Mishra of DAV Hazaribagh, and Shriya Mondal of Vidya Bharati Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Jamshedpur.

The top two winners at the State Level thus qualified for Nationals and have been awarded a cash prize, trophy, certificate, and a medal each.

Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan (VVM) is a national programme with the objective to identify keen knowledge seekers in Science and then nurture them for a higher level of science education. VVM examination includes Written Test, Observational Analysis of Video Clips, Situation Problem Solving and Hands-on Activities.

A S  Gangwar, Principal, DPS Bokaro, expressed his happiness and said that such competitions cultivate the scientific habits in students and develop their capability to engage in scientific inquiry.