Club Categories
VIPNET Current Issue:  June-July 2015 (PDF Version)

Category of Clubs:

A system of categorization of clubs has been developed to encourage science activities in the club and keep their morale high. The highlights of the process are:

  • Clubs will be divided into five categories.
  • Categories will be represented by respective names.
  • Based on the frequency of reports, clubs will be promoted or downgraded to various categories.
  • Review meeting for status change will be performed in the last week of December each year.
  • After the review, the retained or upgraded clubs will be eligible to get appropriate facilities.
  • Demoted clubs will not get any facility for the year.

1. WHITE CLUB:

Each registered/re-registered club will be given a White Club membership. The proposed facilities for the white club are: 

  • Affiliation Certificate.
  • Subscription to VIPNET Newsletter & the monthly newsletter Dream 2047.

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2. BRONZE CLUB:

A club that sends at least one report a year can be eligible for the Bronze Club status. The proposed facilities for the bronze club are: 

  • A Pen embossed with VIPNET logo and club ID.
  • Identity card for Coordinator of the Club.
  • All activity kits of Vigyan Prasar (one copy each).

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3. SILVER CLUB:

A club that sends half yearly reports is eligible for the Silver Club status. The proposed facilities for the silver club are: 

  • All activity kits of Vigyan Prasar (one copy each).
  • Digital Calculator embossed with VIPNET logo and club ID.
  • Identity card for Coordinator of the Club.
  • Set of 10 DVD’s or books.
  • Eligible to participate in National Level workshop organised by Vigyan Prasar.

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4. GOLD CLUB:

A club that sends quarterly reports is eligible for the Gold Club status. The proposed facilities for the gold Club are: 

  • All activity kits of Vigyan Prasar (one copy each).
  • Set of 10 DVD’s or books.
  • Eligible to participate in National Level workshop organised by Vigyan Prasar.
  • Pen drive (16 GB) embossed with VIPNET logo and Club ID.
  • Identity card for Coordinator of the Club.
  • 50 kits of any one specialization to conduct science activity.

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5. PLATINUM CLUB:

A club that sends monthly reports is eligible for the Platinum Club status. The proposed facilities for the platinum club are: 

  • All activity kits of Vigyan Prasar (one copy each).
  • Set of 10 DVD’s or books.
  • Eligible to participate in National Level workshop organised by Vigyan Prasar.
  • 50 kits of any one specialization to conduct science activity.
  • White board with duster and a set of 2 markers embossed with VIPNET logo and particular club ID.
  • Identity card for coordinator of the club.
  • Educational trip for 10 Club members and Coordinator to any educational institute in India.
  • Eligible to get support from Vigyan Prasar for any State Level Workshop organised by the Club.
  • Eligible to participate in extensive training programmes where educational equipments in the form of assets will be developed, e.g. telescope making, weather kit etc.

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Dr Arvind C. Ranade

Scientist 'E'

Vigyan Prasar

A – 50 Institutional Area

Sector – 62 NOIDA – 201 309 (U.P.) Phone: 0120 – 240 4430, 35

Fax: 0120 – 240 4437

Email: rac[at]vigyanprasar[dot]gov[dot]in