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KSCSTE to host workshop on science journalism

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

The State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) and the Press Academy, Kochi, are jointly organising a two-day workshop on science journalism in the state capital.

Selected journalists would attend the workshop which aimed at providing valuable advice and guidance on science writing, a press release here said. The workshop would be inaugurated by poet and activist Sugathakumari at Sasthra Bhavan on January 3.


V N Rajasekharan Pillai, Executive Vice President, KSCSTE, will preside over the inaugural function.

V R Ajith Kumar, Secretary, Press Academy, N P Rajendran, Chairman, Press Academy and A Prabhakaran Media Consultant, KSCSTE, would attend the function.

There would be four sessions on the inaugural day. K K Krishnakumar, former president of Sasthra Sahitya Parishad and former secretary, Bharatiya Gyan Vigyan Samiti, New Delhi, would deliver a lecture on the History of science writing in Malayalam.

Gopal Raj, Science Correspondent, 'The Hindu would lead an interactive session on 'Science Reporting in the Indian context: the Challenges ahead.'

Former Chief Secretary C P Nair would be the chief guest at the valedictory on Saturday.

First Published: Thu, January 02 2014. 00:40 IST
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