The BIT and BEADS organized a talk and demonstration as a part of Science Day celebration on 28th Feb,2020.
With the theme as “Development of Scientific Temper in Youth” the resource person for the program was, Dr. Narendra Nayak, a well known rationalist from Mangalore, Karnataka, India. He is the founder of Dakshina Kannada Rationalist Association. He has been its Secretary since 1976. He is also the national president of the Federation of Indian Rationalist Associations (FIRA). It is an umbrella body of more than 75 rationalist, secularist and science organizations in India.
The program began by invoking Almighty at 9:30 AM. The Principal of BEADS, Ar. Ashok LP Mendonca welcomed the gathering , followed by Dr. Nayak’s talk and demonstration. He has exposed many of the so-called miracles and to debunk superstitions, has conducted various demonstrations to show how science could explain many of the tricks played by fake godmen to fool the common man.
The program was witnessed by Heads of various departments. The event was co-ordinated by Dr. Anjum Khan, Dr. Vinutha of BIT and Ar. Arobindo Gupta of BEADS. All teaching and non teaching staff enjoyed the event and the program concluded with vote of thanks by Principal- BIT, Dr Manjur Basha.