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Science Popularization


Science Popularization

Science popularization is one of the programme initiated by council to inculcate scientific temper among citizens of Uttarakhand specifically youth. many activities are carried out under this programme.

  • Science City & Planetarium
  • Popular Lecture Series
  • Publication & Library
  • Publication Relation & Information
  • Science Education & Communication
  • Science Popularization Events
  • Coordinators
  • Uttarakhand Science Forum
  • State Level Awards
  • Uttarakhand Chapter of National Academy of Sciences (NASI)

Science City and Planetarium
The council proposes to establish a state-of-art science city and planetarium in Uttarakhand which will cater to needs of the people of state especially school going children. This will help the children to understand scientific principles involved along with complexities of nature without formal textbooks and classrooms lectures.

Popular Lecture Series
In order to catalyze the scientific temper in the state, leading scientists are invited to the state for delivering the popular lectures in general science and cutting edge technologies. Read More

Library-cum-Documentation Centre
A library-cum-documentation center will provide scientific references books, journals, science magazines and reports, latest informations to academicians and scientists engaged in research.

The Council will promote wider dissemination of knowledge in S&T and will help publication of quality manuscripts in national and international journals, introduction of regional text books and translation of local literature related to S&T.

Public Relations and Information
The Council will promote activities like face-to-face interaction with leading scientist with common public, exhibition & Vigyan Mela, use of Audio Visual media for popularization of Science.

Science Education and Communication
The Council will promote activities like National Mathematics Olympiad, conduct workshop cum-training programme on various events time-to-time.

UASTC Calendar Activities
Regional workshops and activities will be undertaken to commemorate events scheduled for the year by international and national organizations like International year of physics and other annually recurring events like National Science Day (NSD) . Modus operandi for UASTC (Uttarakhand Science & Tech. Communication calendar activities will be performed via a network of newly created VIGYAN PRASAR KENDRAS.

Science Popularization Events
The council will host and participate in various events like State Level innovation Exhibition, National Science Seminar, Science Fair, State Level Science Exhibition and Children Science Congress etc.

Uttarakhand Forum
The Council will facilitate and promote the Uttarakhand Science Forum consisting of think tanks from various research departments and academia. The core of the panel will initiate , develop and channalize various activities of Science & technology in the state.

State Level Awards
The exceptional researchers in Science and Technology will receive state level awards in form of cash prize and citation. The awardee should normally have worked in any institution located in Uttarakhand. Similar awards will be given to school teachers, students at Secondary level and grass root innovators in recognition to their outstanding contribution in S & T.

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