Search

Dr Mahesh Sharma inaugurated Puducherry Science Centre and Planetarium

The Science Centre and Planetarium at Puducherry is the 47th Science Museum of India and has been set up by the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) at an expense of 5.5 crore rupees.

May 4, 2015 15:15 IST
facebook IconTwitter IconWhatsapp Icon

The Union Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge), Tourism (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma on 3 May 2015 inaugurated the first ever Science Centre and Planetarium in the Union Territory of Puducherry.

The Science Centre and Planetarium has been set up by the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) of Ministry of Culture at an expense of 5.5 crore rupees. It is the 47th Science Museum in the country.

About Puducherry Science Centre and Planetarium
• It has interactive exhibition galleries on Marine Biology and Fun Science
• It has an eight meter dome digital planetarium and an open-air science park
• The planetarium can accommodate 55 people at a time

Besides, the Chief Minister of Puducherry N. Rangasamy and the Science and Technology Minister T. Thiagarajan appealed to Dr. Mahesh to approve another science centre for Karaikal.

The 48th Science Centre will be opened soon in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

 

Take Weekly Tests on app for exam prep and compete with others. Download Current Affairs and GK app

एग्जाम की तैयारी के लिए ऐप पर वीकली टेस्ट लें और दूसरों के साथ प्रतिस्पर्धा करें। डाउनलोड करें करेंट अफेयर्स ऐप

AndroidIOS