Students must have scientific attitude to build smart Bangladesh

05 June, 2023
Students must have scientific attitude to build smart Bangladesh

“To build a `smart Bangladesh’, our students must have to have scientific attitude; we must give outmost importance to science education”. Mohammad Mizanur Rahman, Deputy Commissioner of Rangamati Hill District said these words, while addressing to the students of Moanoghar Residential School as Chief guest at the Science and Mathematical Fair held on 4 June 2023 at the School Conference Hall. ‘Smart Bangladesh’ is a national vision which is expected to be achieved through inclusive digital transformation in the country. 
“Science is incomplete without Mathematics, let our talents flourish” – under this theme the Moanoghar Residential School organised a Science and Mathematical Fair 2023 at the school’s Conference Hall. On the same day the School Magazine ‘Protyasha’ (Expectation) for the year 2022 was also unveiled by the chief guest.
Chaired by Shishir Kanti Chakma, Head Teacher of the School, the function was graced by Mohammad Mizanur Rahman, Deputy Commissioner, Rangamati as chief guest, while Ven. Shraddhalankar Mahathera, founding member and now president of Moanoghar and Ashok Kumar Chakma, Executive Director were present as special guests. Arupan Bikash Barua, Assistant Head Teacher, delivered the welcome speech and he highlighted the aims and objects of the Science and Mathematical Fair of the school. Jotil Bihari Chakma, Senior Teacher also spoke on the occasion highlighting the importance of Science and Mathematics in education and every sphere of one’s life. 
The Science and Mathematical Fair aims for creating zeal among the students to learn science and Mathematics by removing their fear and myths around science and mathematics. The projects for the Science and Mathematical Fair also considered the new curriculum recently introduced by the government of Bangladesh. The students from Class VI to Class X presented their projects in groups. Some 14 science projects and 12 mathematical projects have been presented for display in the fair. The key areas of the project include renewable energy, well-designed urban planning and environmental protection etc.   
In the end of the discussion, the Chief guest visited all projects presented by the students. He exchanged views with students on the themes of science and Mathematical projects.
The Science and Mathematical Fair assumed a festive mood with participation from the students and teachers of the school.  The fair was organised with support from the Luciole Foundation, France and Comgest, Germany under the five year STEM project of the school.