The 3rd series of IISF ( India International Science Festival ) was organized from 13th to 16th October 2017 at Chennai. As a part of the festival, in Anna University Campus at Chennai, an attempt for new Guinness World Record for “The Largest Biology Lesson” was made by 1049 students on 14th October 2017.Union Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Science, Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the event and said that it is the vision of the Prime Minister, Shri.Narendra Modi, to encourage and promote science and the Govt. of India has launched many flagship Programmes in this regard. Students of Class IX and X of our school also participated in this event.
A live demonstration on the process of isolation of DNA from Papaya fruit was also part of the program. Mr. Swapnil Dangarikar, Official Adjudicator of Guinness World Records was present to judge the event.
Dr. Harsh Vardhan congratulated the students and felt proud of their effort in creating New Guinness World Record. He added that he was confident about the students earning the World Record and also felicitated the teachers from the participated schools in his speech.