NCSM in Media

Here, we have compiled a list of Media Coverage of various programs of NCSM by various media houses. Links of respective media houses have also been given below each news to get the detail story.

11Feb 2015

On December 17, 1903, at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Orville Wright lay on his belly as the engine of the bi-winged plane revved up. The plane sputtered, and gathered speed, and Orville Wright became the pilot of the first powered, heavier-than-air machine to achieve controlled, sustained flight. Bengalurians will be able to relive that moment […]

11Feb 2015

Bengalureans will soon get the opportunity to experience what it is like to fly the world’s first successful aircraft, which was flown more than a century ago. And where? Simply drop in at the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum (VITM).  As part of its golden jubilee celebrations, VITM has installed a simulator that replicates the […]

18Jan 2015

The National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) has submitted a proposal to the Union government to extend its expertise and infrastructure facilities to its science centres spread over the country to provide training to science and mathematic teachers throughout the country, to make learning more interesting. Director-General of NCSM, G.S. Rautela told press persons in […]

17Jan 2015

The National Council of Science Museums has offered its expertise and district-level infrastructure for training science and mathematics teachers across the country, according to its senior official. The Ministry of Human Resource Development is considering the proposal, NCSM Director General G.S. Rautela told reporters here on Saturday. “Unless we professionally develop teachers we cannot make […]

14Jan 2015

At a time when the virtues of ancient Indian science were making headlines, groups of young children from Tripura to Kerala gathered in the national Capital to try their hand at an unusual form of science communication – drama.  Sitting through the staging of as many as 10 selected science plays from different parts of […]

02Jan 2015

The city will soon have a museum where the life and teachings of Mahaprabhu Chaitanya will come alive. Being designed by the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) at Bagbazar, it will have life-size models, three-dimensional films, audio tracks and animatronics to take visitors through the various phases of the life of the religious leader […]

28Sep 2014

KOLKATA: If you can’t visit the museum, let the museum come to you. A survey by the Museums Association in the UK in 2005-06 revealed that 30% of adults visited museum or gallery websites. This has once again brought the need for digital empowerment in focus. British Council, in collaboration with the National Council of […]

23Sep 2014

The Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday decided to lease out 10 more acres to the Spice Board of India to set up a spice park in the Kangra valley. This land would be provided on the campus of the HP Agriculture University in Palampur. The Cabinet also decided to introduce new licences for inter-state sale […]

17Sep 2014

Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum (VITM) on Kasturba Road has something new and innovative in store for young visitors. A mini lab called Avishkara – Karnataka Student Innovation Programme, was launched at the museum on Tuesday. It aims at fostering the next generation of innovators to build prototypes of simple and easy-to-use devices that can […]

16Sep 2014

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The central government through the national innovation council (NIC) and national council of science museums (NCSM) has approved the setting up of an ‘innovation hub’ in Kerala State Science and Technology Mission (KSSTM). The innovation hub in 3,000 sq ft area at KSSTM will incur an initial project cost of Rs 1 crore. “It […]