The National Science Centre, Delhi is a unit of the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), which is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Culture of the Government of India. It is a pioneering institute engaged in the popularisation of science among the people of the northern part of India in general and among the students in particular. It was inaugurated on the 9th of January 1992 by the then Prime Minister of India . Since opening, the Centre has rendered yeoman service to the cause of science popularisation. The objectives of the Centre are as follows.
- Popularisation of Science among the general public at large & students in particular.
- Efforts to achieve scientific literacy in the country.
- To inculcate Scientific Awareness & Scientific Temper.
- To organise various educational programmes for the benefit of students, teachers & society.
- Supporting curriculum based education at school & college level by imparting teachers training.
- Encouraging inquisitive minds to inculcate innovative ideas.
- Display & demonstration of progress & achievements in various fields in science and technology.
- “Learning To Do”, “Learn Through Fun” have been chosen as mode of learning.
- Preserving the Science & Technology Heritage of the country.
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The Centre has always been a place of happening through activities andachievements. The Centre was open for public in 1992 and since then millions of visitors have thronged the Centre and participated in numerous activities for different stake holders of the society. I give full credit to the entire teamof the Centre who have worked relentlessly in successfully delivering the amidst a challenging market. Recently the Centre celebrated its silver jubilee to commemorate 25 years of services toSociety. Hence the Centre is fulfilling its objective to its visitors which is ‘Engage – Educate – Entertain’.
In this financial year the Centre has been once again been visited by more than half a million visitors. We reached to the visitors located in remote places in districts of Dehradun(Uttarakhand) and Muzzafarnagar ( Utter Pradesh) through Mobile Science exhibition and Bageshwar (Uttarakhand), Faridabad (Haryana) and Ajmer & Kota (Rajasthan) by organising Science Festivals.The Centre is fully engrossed in completing new projects in Palampur (Himachal Pradesh) and Almora (Uttarakhand). Many other projects are in pipeline which will be completed in due course by the Centre.
In the age of digital technology era, new avenues have been evolved to reach to millions. The society has become a global village. Hence it has become very essential for us to reach to our prospective visitors and clientele. It gives me a great pleasure inpresenting the new and vibrant website of the Centre. It has become very essential that I wish that the activities and facilities of the Centre may reach to millions of visitors; hence the new website has been designed and is being presented to our esteemed visitors. The website has all information which avisitor may desire for planning their visit to the Centre. It also has information about our business, expertise and areas where we may associate with society and the prospective customers. Various new subjects have been included in the new website such as NSCD TV corner, Marketing, Media etc to reach different audience and clientele. You may also visit us on social media andsee the contents and updates.
I do hope our esteemed visitors will like the website pages and expect that visitors will give us feedback in order to improve its visibility and reach. D Rama Sarma