47th and 48th Jawaharlal Nehru National Science, Mathematics and Environment Exhibition
(JNNSMEE) for Children 2020 and 2021
बच्चों के लिए 47वीं और 48वीं जवाहरलाल नेहरू राष्ट्रीय विज्ञान, गणित एवं पर्यावरण प्रदर्शनी 2020 तथा 2021
With a view to encourage, popularize and inculcate scientific temper among the children of the country, NCERT organizes Jawaharlal Nehru National Science, Mathematics and Environment Exhibition(JNNSMEE) for Children every year where children showcase their talents in science and mathematics and their applications in different areas related to our everyday life. This exhibition is being organized since 1971. In order to ensure the widest possible participation and involvement of students and teachers in the programme, NCERT organises this exhibition in two phases. In the first phase, exhibitions are held in each and every state and union territory from the district, to the state level. This first phase is known as State Level Science, Mathematics and Environment Exhibition (SLSMEE) for Children. In this phase all the schools coming in the preview of their respective states and union territories and schools belonging to CBSC affiliated independent schools, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, Atomic Energy Education Society Schools, Central Tibetan Administration and Demonstration Multipurpose Schools of Regional Institutes of Education organize their exibitions and forward their selected entries to NCERT for consideration for participation in the National Exhibition. In the second and final phase NCERT organizes the National Level Exhibition JNNSMEE for Children. It is organized every year in a state/UT, on rotation basis. The exhibits for display in this national exhibition are selected at NCERT on the basis of a notified criterion. Right from its inception, each exhibition has focused on a specific theme. The theme for JNNSMEE-2020 is Science and Technology for Sustainable Development and for JNNSMEE-2021 is Technology and Toys. The organisation of this exhibition envisages that children and teachers would try to analyse all aspects of human endeavor with a view to identify where and how the new researches and developments in science, mathematics, technology and enviornment can bring and sustain progress of society leading to improvement of life. The organisation of science, mathematics and environment exhibitions also provide opportunities to all participating students, teachers to generate scientific, technological and mathematical ideas for addressing various problems of the society and for visitors to get acquainted with different kind of equipments, devices, techniques etc. This exercise also provides opportunities for visitors, enables students and teachers to generate scientific environment. 47th JNNSMEE-2020 and 48th JNNSMEE-2021 are being organized together in online mode due to pandemic The ideas of all the selected exhibits have been uploaded on the NCERT portal.