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Title: Innovation at Grass Root Level: A Key to Sustainable Development – A Pilot Study
Authors: Grover, Rajesh
Sharma, Vishal
Keywords: Innovation;Scientific temper;Societal problems;Science activities;Young innovators
Issue Date: Jan-2018
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: A pilot study was undertaken by Pushpa Gujral Science City (PGSC) under the Government of India sanctioned project 'Regional Incubation Science Hub for Innovators' (RISHI) to promote innovativeness and develop a culture of innovation at the grass root level. In this study, 33 potential innovative ideas to solve societal problems pursued by students of various schools were analyzed. The finding of the study has revealed that there was significant impact in terms of nurturing innovativeness amongst school students given the suitable opportunity and platform to them. The study also pointed out that the young students are innovative and have potential to solve societal problems, and the same needs to be nurtured so as to contribute towards sustainable development.
Page(s): 39-48
ISSN: 2278-2796 (Online); 2278-2788 (Print)
Appears in Collections:JST Vol.06(1-2) [January-June 2018]

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