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Thane leads in project selection for Children's Science Cong

Press Trust of India  |  Thane (Maha) 

As many as 30 projects made by school students from have qualified for the final competition at the upcoming National Children's Science (NCSC), an said Wednesday.

Of these 30 projects, seven, including on issues like menstruation and puberty, have been prepared by students from schools in district.

The 26th will be held at Bhubaneswar, Odisha, from December 27 to 31.

Out of the 74 projects presented by children from across Maharashtra, 30 were selected for the after evaluation by a team of academicians at an event held in district last week, NCSC's state coordintator Surendra Dighe said.

A total of 20 girls and 10 boys from the state will present their projects at the NCSC, he said.

Students from two private schools in and Raigad districts will present their studies on solid waste management of sanitary napkins, puberty and menstruation, he added.

The Thane-based expressed happiness that even a boy had volunteered to take up the study along with girl students on these sensitive issues.

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 13:00 IST