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Innovation Festival, first of its kind in West Bengal started today in the premises of Science City, Kolkata. Prof. Santanu Bhattacharya, Director, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Sciences inaugurated the festival in presence of Shri A. S. Manekar, Dy. Director General, National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), other dignitaries and Innovators from across India. […]

A fleet of 20 gleaming buses equipped with variously themed scientific exhibits from across India has been stationed here for three days starting Tuesday to mark the golden jubilee of the Mobile Science Exhibition (MSE) programme which had started in Kolkata in 1965. This is the first time that 20 MSE buses out of the […]

Dr. Saroj Ghose Prelude Dr S Hussain Zaheer, then Director General of CSIR, was in his office at Delhi in a very relaxed mood after a post-lunch brief nap. That was in the last week of March in 1965. A young Curator, just returned from the USA to take charge of the Birla Industrial & […]

Paula Gangopadhyay Chief Learning Officer, The Henry Ford Dearborn, Michigan, USA Recently, I had the distinct opportunity to be the guest of National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) at their national headquarters in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. The three-day workshop held during March 26-28, 2015 entitled International Capacity Building Workshop on Innovation was well attended […]

Birla Industrial & Technological Museum (BITM), Kolkata has organized “Science Week Celebration 2014” on India’s prospects in space & astronomy. The celebration began with World Science Day on 10th November, 2014 and ended with the Children’s Day on the 14th November 2014. A number of educational programs including Popular talks, Painting Competition, Quiz, Design Competition, […]