Press Release

Press Release

18May 2018

To commemorate the International Museum Day, an exhibition titled ‘The Objects in the Archive‘ was inaugurated by Dr. Jayanta Sengupta, Secretary and Curator, Victoria Memorial Hall at Central Research and Training Laboratory (CRTL), the research wing of National Council of Science Museums (NCSM).  The exhibition contains various unique scientific artefacts which played a very important role […]

12May 2018

Today, Central Research and Training Laboratory (CRTL), the research wing of National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) organised a lecture on ‘Edible Cutlery’. The lecture was delivered by Shri Narayana Peesapati, the innovator of edible cutlery. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Shrikant Pathak, Director, CRTL said- ‘We have organised this lecture as a part of […]

21Jul 2016

New Large Format Film ‘AMERICA WILD – National Parks Adventure’, launched today at the Space Theatre of Science City, Kolkata, captures the magnificence of 30 America’s National Parks and the amazing landscapes through unique IMAX cinematography. Shri A.S. Manekar, Director General, NCSM welcomed the guests and said, ‘National Parks are suitable places for biodiversity conservation […]

17May 2016

राष्ट्रीय विज्ञान संग्रहालय परिषद संस्कृति मंत्रालय, भारत सरकार National Council of Science Museums Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India   PR No: NCSM/En/16/04 PRESS RELEASE   Three Selected students to represent India in the International Astronomy Olympiad at Bulgaria   Three selected students from the Orientation cum Selection Camp (OCSC) for International Astronomy Olympiad (IAO) […]

02Apr 2016

Science City, Kolkata hosted Hacking Space: A student Partnership to Sustain Life on Earth, an international exchange between Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland, USA and Science City. 24 high school participants from the two countries jointly explored how technologies developed for the space program could solve environmental problems on earth. The students developed prototype […]

05Feb 2016

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. […]

22Jan 2016

New Large Format Film ‘Amazing Journeys’, the extraordinary journey of Survival was launched today in the Space Theater of Science City, Kolkata. While introducing the film, Shri G. S. Rautela, Director General, National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) said –‘The films screened in the Space theater provide an immersive experience. Through the hemispherical projection, people […]

15Sep 2015

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message for the launch of the exhibition: “Water for Life” at the Nehru Science Centre, in Mumbai, India, today: I welcome the launch of the “Water for Life” exhibition at the Nehru Science Centre in Mumbai.  The world has made tremendous gains in the areas of water and sanitation.  […]