“One Day workshop on Foldscope Assembly and Application” organised by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Government College.
Faculty of Science of Smt. Devkiba Mohansinhji Chauhan College of Commerce and Science con tinuously encourages all the students to participate in various workshops and seminars to inculcate the spirit of scientific inquiry.
Third year Botany and Zoology students of Smt Devkiba Mohansinhji Chauhan College of Commerce and Science participated in “One Day workshop on Foldscope Assembly and Application ” organised by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Government College.
Department of Biotechnology, Government of India has been promoting innovative technology for the betterment of scientific community. In collaboration with Prakash Lab at Stanford University DPT has engaged hands on training in Foldscope which is an optical microscope based on origami print and fold technique which can help to assemble from simple components, including a sheet of paper and a lens. It has been developed by Prof. (Dr)Manu Prakash, (Masters in Biotechnology and Ph D in applied physics).
It is a part of the “frugal science” movement which aims at making cost-effective and simple tools available for scientific use in the developing countries.
It helps advances in the field of education by creating curious mind and excitement among Science students.