To portray the growth of science and technology and their application in industry, human welfare and environment, with a view to develop scientific attitude and temper and to create, inculcate and sustain a general awareness amongst the people. To promote and enhance public understanding of the culture of science and technology. To popularize science and technology in cities, urban and rural areas for the benefit of students and for the people at large by organizing exhibitions, seminars, popular lectures, science camps and various other programmes. To supplement science education in schools and colleges and to organize various out-of-school educational activities to foster a spirit of scientific enquiry and creativity among the students. To render assistance to universities, technical institutions, museums, schools and colleges or other bodies in planning and organizing science museums and also in training of personnel for museum profession.