Press Release

Press Release

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.  […]

05Sep 2015

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 […]

22Aug 2015

राष्ट्रीय विज्ञान संग्रहालय परिषद (रा. वि. सं. प.) में दिनांक 21.08.2015 को संस्कृति मंत्रालय, भारत सरकार के निदेशक राजभाषा श्री वी. पी. गौड़ की उपस्थित में ‘राजभाषा की आवश्यकता’ विषय पर एक संगोष्ठी का आयोजन किया गया। इस संगोष्ठी में संस्कृति मंत्रालय, भारत सरकार के अंतर्गत कार्यरत कोलकाता स्थित कार्यालयों यथा विक्टोरिया मेमोरियल हाल, पूर्वी […]

18Jul 2015

‘Vivekananda Memorial Program for Museum Excellence’ held at Science City, Kolkata from 15th – 18th July 2015. Shri Pramod Jain, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India inaugurated the workshop on 15th July in presence of Dr. Madhuvanti Ghose, Alsdorf Associate Curator of Indian, Southeast Asian, Himalayan and Islamic Art, Art Institute of Chicago, […]

22Jun 2015

National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), an organisation under Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India observed International Day of Yoga on 21st June. Shri A. S. Manekar, Deputy Director General, NCSM started the yoga session with mantra ‘Om Saṃgacchadhvaṃ saṃvadadhvaṃ saṃ vo manāṃsi jānatām devā bhāgaṃ yathā pūrve sañjānānā upāsate || as per protocol released […]