Past Events

An interactive Session with Prof. Xiangyi Li, the winner of the 2013 UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science, was organized at the National Science Centre, Delhi on 11th September 2014. Prof. li interacted with over 75 museum professionals from various museums in Delhi and other science communicators. Professor Li, an academic and popular […]

Birla Industrial & Technological Museum (BITM) organized the West Bengal Student’s Science Seminar 2014 in its auditorium on September 6, 2014. Shri Rajesh Pandey, IAS, Secretary, Youth Services Dept., Govt. of West Bengal inaugurated the seminar in the presence of Shri G. S. Rautela, Director General, National Council of Science Museums and Sk. E. Islam, […]

Kolkata District Science Seminar was held at Birla Industrial and Technological Museum (BITM) on 19th August, 2014. 24 participants from 24 schools of Kolkata participated in this event. 200 teachers, guardians & others participated in this daylong event. Adwitia Sukanya Bhattacharyya, a student of class-X of St. Teresa’s Secondary School was adjudged winner and got […]

A new unit of Mobile Science Exhibition (MSE) on ‘Hands-On Science’ was inaugurated at North Bengal Science Centre (NBSC), Siliguri on August 18, 2014. The exhibition was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Shri Gautam Deb, Minister-in- Charge, North Bengal Development Department, Govt. of West Bengal. Prof. Somnath Ghosh, Vice Chancellor, University of North Bengal, Siliguri […]

The Eastern India Science Drama Competition 2014 was held at Birla Industrial and Technological Museum, Kolkata on July 25, 2014. The top 4 school teams from 4 Eastern India States namely, Sikkim, Bihar, Orissa and West Bengal participated. Shri Ashok Mukhopadhaya, an eminent drama personality inaugurated the event. Master Nanhe Kumar, Bishweshwar Seminary Inter College, […]

A robotics corner was inaugurated by Dr. M. P. Pillai, Director, National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology, Calicut at Regional Science Centre and Planetarium, Calicut on 25th June 2014. The centre has procured a humanoid robot from Korea which can dance, play football and can also do acrobatics. This robotics corner will inspire young […]

World Environment Day was observed at Birla Industrial & Technological Museum at Kolkata, a unit under National Council of Science Museums, Ministry of Culture, Government of India on June 5, 2014 with interactive programmes for school students and general public. The events organized during the day are: i.        Measuring Sound Pollution by Sound Level […]

Regional Science City, Lucknow in association with Directorate of Environment, UP organised poster making contests on the topics Small Islands & Climate Change and Island Tourism & Climate Change respectively. A slogan writing contest on Raise your Voice; not the Sea Level was also organised. About 150 students took part. A lecture on the topic ‘Are […]