Regional Science Center celebrates fourth anniversary
The Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology director Kalachand Sain said that basic research in science led to the development of technology that made human life beautiful. He said this at an event held to mark the fourth anniversary of the Regional Science Centre at the Vigyan Dham on Monday.
While addressing the students, Sain stressed on the need to strengthen the basic understanding of science for which the Regional Science Center is playing an important role. Students need to take inspiration from the life struggle, innovative ideas and research of science personalities of India, he added.
Former vice chancellor of Garhwal University, AN Purohit said that the Regional Science Centre is one of the most successful efforts of Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology (UCOST), which has received approval from the Central Government for upgradation into Science City. For this, he appreciated the efforts of the council’s director general Rajendra Dobhal and staff members for their consistent efforts.
Retired officer from Indian Institute of Petroleum, Pritam Singh spoke about the severity of air pollution caused by vehicles in Dehradun city. In this context, he highlighted the obligations of the citizens and effective ways in which the people can reduce air pollution.
On this occasion, free entry was provided to the Regional Science Center which was visited by students of various schools and institutes. The programme was coordinated by the Regional Science Centre in-charge Piyush Joshi. Earlier, BP Purohit welcomed the gathering while later, DP Uniyal proposed the vote of thanks. The website of the Regional Science Centre www.rscdoon.com was also launched on the occasion. The annual report and science based calendar were also released during the programme.
Tuesday, 04 January 2020|PNS|Dehradun
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