These initiatives include Bigyan, an online platform with articles by scientists in Bengali; The Jigyasa Project, a series of talks on science in Tamil, Kannada and Hindi, organised by the Bangalore Life Sciences Cluster in association with Mandram and Sea of Science, a podcast series with episodes in six languages.
You must have the chance to study science in your own language: Principal Scientific Adviser K VijayRaghavan
Principal Scientific Adviser K VijayRaghavan has been a vocal champion of studying science and communicating it in regional languages. Your own language roots you to your society and environment and allows you to use your imagination in a manner that a second language does not, he said.
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