The second Innovation Festival will be held in the premises of Science City, Kolkata from 27th to 29th January, 2017. 34 Innovators from different parts of the country are showcasing their innovations which have helped mankind. The festival will be inaugurated by Prof. Ajoy Kumar Ray, Director, IIEST, Shibpur, in presence of Shri A. S. Manekar, Director General, National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), Shri A.D. Choudhury, Director, Science City, other dignitaries and Innovators from across India.
The participating institutes includes Innovation Hub of Birla Industrial and Technological Museum, Kolkata, Central Research and Training Laboratory, Kolkata, IIEST, Shibpur, MCKV Institute, University of Calcutta and individual grass root innovators are from West Bengal, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. ‘Bike Cannot start without wearing helmet’, Border Security System, Comfortable chappati maker, Aerobic respiration by coal to generate electricity, Disc-co-drum, Guava bending technology, natural water cooler, automatic street light device, milking machine, waste segregation bin, smart glass are some of the innovations on display. The innovators also shared how they overcame the odds and created something beneficial for the society by troubleshooting the basic problems.
Interactive displays from Central Research and Training Laboratory (CRTL), Science City and Birla Industrial and Technological Museum (BITM) are sure to grab the visitor’s attention.
The festival will remain open for the visitors from 10.30 AM to 6.00 PM until January 29, 2017 near Maritime Centre in the Science City premises.
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National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) has joined the major Science Centre networks of the world like ASTC, ECSITE, ASPAC, NAMES, REDPOP & SAASTEC to celebrate the “International Science Center and Science Museum Day” besides “World Science Day” on 10th November, 2016. It will be celebrated as the first International Science Center and Science Museum Day to build upon the UNESCO’s theme of “Science for Peace and Development”. Open house quiz, sit & draw contest, science drama and cultural dance performance are among the list of programmes.
Science City observed Swachhata Pakhwada on 30/9/16. The programme started with a Swachhata March. Students were dressed up with a special Swachhata costume and performed Swachhata March. Thereafter they participated in the campus cleaning followed by Science Drama on the Environment.
Science City, Kolkata is participating in a Global Experiment from October 1 till October 15 where students from different city schools will make environmental observations, photograph clouds and record sky observation with a GLOBE observer app. This is in partnership with GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) and NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), the satellite observations would further be applied in studying the Earth and global environment by the scientists for a global event to be held onNovember 10,2016 on the occasion of the World Science Day for Peace and Development.
The objective is to make a worldwide visualization of cloud coverage that would be an effective tool in activities relating to various sustainable development goals. Clouds are highly variable and predicting their future evolution is one of the major challenges faced by climate scientists.