Mega-Science Exhibition inaugurated in Kolkata

 India’s first-ever global Mega-Science Exhibition, ‘Vigyan Samagam’, was inaugurated at the Science City in Kolkata today.
Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Minister of Science & Technology and Minister of Earth Sciences, GoI addressed the gathering through electronic media.
This multi-venue Science Exhibition, after its successful journey in Mumbai and Bengaluru, is now open for public in Kolkata.
Commencing from today, Vigyan Samagam will be in Kolkata till December 31.
The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and Department of Science and Technology (DST), which are the funding agencies of these projects and the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), Ministry of Culture, who are venue partners and having expertise in design and hosting such exhibitions, have joined hands to organize the prestigious exhibition.
It will highlight India’s contribution to world’s Science, technology and innovation, and researches in the areas of high energy Physics, Nuclear Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Nuclear Energy etc.
The Vigyan Samagam will commence its final leg in New Delhi where it will be put up at the National Science Centre from January 21, 2020 and will close on March 20, 2020. Thereafter, it will remain a permanent exhibition at New Delhi and will be taken care-off by NCSM.