Since the dawn of history, different cultures from across the world have contributed to various branches of Science and Technology, often through interactive contacts across cultures. Unfortunately, history of science and technology is mostly seen in the context of western perspective, often over looking the contributions of other cultures including India.
An attempt is made through this exhibition to showcase ancient Indian independent contributions in technology specially focusing on some important fields of town planning & civil engineering, mathematics, metallurgy, textile, medicine etc.
Visitors can see how the zinc smelting was done to obtain metallic zinc, which was extremely difficult using the available techniques prevailing then.
In modern times section of the exhibition, the progress in fields such as space science, nuclear science, information technology, communication, biotechnology, agriculture and food production, energy, transportation etc. are depicted in easily understandable manner.