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KOLKATA: A fleet of 20 gleaming buses, equipped with scientific exhibits from across India, will be parked in the city for three days starting Tuesday to mark the golden jubilee of the Mobile Science Exhibition (MSE) programme, which started in Kolkata in 1965. “This is the largest and longest running non-formal science education programme in […]

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 & […]

Science City, Kolkata, a unit of National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) in collaboration with Chabot Space & Science Centre, California, USA, have launched ‘Museums ConnectSM’ project entitled “Hacking Space: A Student Partnership to Sustain Life on Earth.” ‘Museums ConnectSM’ is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs […]

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, […]

Science City, Kolkata celebrated Children’s Day on 14th November, 2014 with different interesting activities, which were participated by 118 students of Sunny Preparatory & High School, Kolkata. The programme began with distribution of lozenge among the children by Shri A. D. Chaudhury, Director, Science City. A Sit & Draw Contest on the topic “Children in […]