Awareness initiative on Coronavirus

Science City, Kolkata (National Council of Science Museums), Govt. of India has launched an awareness initiative on the novel Coronavirus, the menace currently being felt by humans across the countries all over the world. As a part of its endeavour in disseminating scientific information among the general public, this exhibition portrays the genesis of the fell disease, its current scenario in different parts of the world, preventive measures ought to be taken up at individual level, and also in our neighbourhood.  Developed in an interactive mode, this exhibition has been inaugurated by Dr. Bikas C. Sanyal, Ph.D, D.Sc. (Hon.), Former Adviser, UNESCO, Director of India House , on February 07, 2020 at the Dynamotion Hall of Science City in presence of school children, subject experts and other dignitaries.  On this occasion, Dr. Sanyal had an interactive session with children from different parts of Bengal making them aware of this disease. He also complimented this initiative of Science City in bringing this burning issue in public domain lucidly and urged the students and visitors to adopt preventive practices to keep its symptoms at bay and on the top of all, not to get panicky. Shri Subhabrata Chaudhuri, Director, Science City, expected those present on this occasion to carry this message of the exhibition back home not only for themselves but also to sensitise the peers and those around responsibly.

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