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.

18Nov 2015

Kolkata: A fleet of 20 gleaming buses equipped with variously themed scientific exhibits from across India has been stationed here for three days starting Tuesday to mark the golden jubilee of the Mobile Science Exhibition (MSE) programme which had started in Kolkata in 1965. This is the first time that 20 MSE buses out of […]

18Nov 2015

Kolkata, Nov 17 (PTI) Mobile Science Exhibition programmes have proved as the best way to connect with people living in rural areas to develop their level of science consciousness and enable them to integrate modern technologies in their daily life, Director General of the National Council of Science Museums, G S Rautela said. Rautela was […]

20Apr 2015

Girls having a look at an exhibit at the travelling exhibition at the Regional Science Centre in Tirupati on Sunday. —Photo: K.V. Poornachandra Kumar Most of us know that King Ashoka promoted tree-plantations alongside roads in a big way. Had we cared to listen to his sage advice, we would have been in a position […]

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 […]