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Museum professionals from 33 different museums and science centres of India are participating National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), an autonomous organisation under Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India is organising a National level Workshop on ‘Digital Engagement of Museums’ in collaboration with British Council. Museums professional from 33 different museums and science centres of […]

National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) an autonomous organisation under Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India is organising ‘Hindi Pakhwada’ from 3rd September to 15th September 2014. On 3rd September, the pakhwada program shall be inaugurated and after the inaugural program ‘Hindi Shrutilekh’ Competition shall be held. NCSM established in the year 1978 is the […]

Gretchen Jennings I’m so happy that NCSM has a blog; I think it must be one of the very few museum blogs in India. Because museums are part of a global network today, I think it is so important for museum professionals to share their thoughts and perspectives. Right now museum global dialog has a […]

It was a session of the International Conference on ‘Strategic Transformations: Museums in the 21st Century’ held in February this year. I was listening to Prof. Hans Martin Hinz, President ICOM. ICOM is the abbreviation of the International Council of Museums which is the largest body of association of Museums in the world with over […]

Holi, the festival of Colours is celebrated in different corners of India with pomp and gaiety on full moon day in the month of Phalgun which is the month of March as per the Gregorian calendar. We all are also aware of the Legend of demon King Hiranyakashyap and his son Prahlad and sister Holika. […]

My dear friend, if you are born on March 14, you are lucky enough to share your birthday with the great physicist Albert Einstein. He was born on the date in 1879. We all know about his his theory of Relativity’, perhaps the most famous equation till date E = mc2, the Mass Energy equivalence.  He […]

While working with NCSM, a science communicator organization, I thought to explore information about Indian women in Science and Technology on this International Women’s Day. Suddenly some of the names like Dr. Indira Hinduja, Kiran Majumdar Shaw and Kalpana Chawla flashed in my mind but I was willing to have some more names. I got […]

You might be aware that 28th February is celebrated as National Science Day in India but do you know why and for what the day is celebrated as National Science Day. I am also sure you must have heard about celebrated Indian Scientist Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman. On this day in 1928, he discovered a […]