An Exposure Visit of Forest Range Officers from Himachal Pradesh Forest Academy, Sundar Nagar was organized at Regional Science Centre, Vigyan Dham, Jhajra, Dehradun on 17th Jan, 2023. A group of 26 Forest Range Officers (FRO) lead by Deputy Director Mr. Devender Singh Dogra, HP Forest Academy visited Regional Science Center, Dehradun, Biodiversity Park, Hydroponic Farm and Vigyan Dham Campus. Prof Durgesh Pant, Director General, UCOST welcomed all the officials in the council premises. He invited the officers to upcoming Rural Science Congress under the aegis of 17th Uttarakhand State Science & Technology Congress-2023 being organized during 10-12th February, 2023 and showcase best practices in Himachal Pradesh in rural sector through exhibition. He emphasized that since both neighbouring states share similar geographical and social conditions, it was the need of the hour that both states collaborate in scientific knowledge sharing. The visitors widely appreciated the Himalayan gallery, Tara Mandal and the hydroponic unit installed at the UCOST campus. The visit was coordinated by Dr D.P.Uniyal, Joint Director; Dr Aparna Sharma, Sr. Scientific Officer; Dr Ashutosh Mishra, Sr. Scientific Officer; Mr Amit Pokhariyal, Manager Public Relation; Mr Shubhash Negi, Manager Marketing; Dr Jagbir Aswal; Mr Manoj Kumar Singh, Ms Kanchan Dobhal, Mr Pradeep Chaudhary.