Science City Holds Lecture on “Innovation amidst Adversity” as a Mark of Beginning of Silver Jubilee Celebration

As a mark of beginning of the Silver Jubilee celebration of the Science City the institution today organised a lecture session on “Innovation Amidst Adversity” by Shri Sonam Wangchuk, a mechanical engineer by education and an educational reformist as well as an environmental activist for the last 27 years who brought skill-based and learning-oriented education in Ladakh, transforming the educational sphere to help children find engaging ways to learn and soar towards better employability.

Welcoming all, the Director of Science City Shri Anurag Kumar said, “As a goodwill gesture, we are providing a free entry pass to everyone who is attending the program today. This entry pass to Science City will be valid from November 1-30, 2021. I hope this will strengthen our bond”.

Shri A. D. Choudhury, DG, NCSM said, “National Council of Science Museums has been developing a culture of Science through its network of 25 Science Centres spread across India and is involved in inculcating a temperament for innovation and creativity through its network of 20 Innovation Hubs in its own units.  Further, NCSM is developing a network of 60 Innovation Hubs throughout the country, of which 36 hubs are already functional in different science centres and institutions. Under the “Meet the Scientist” program, we invite scientists, innovators, educationists etc. and the program provides a platform to students, teachers and the general public to interact with the renowned scientists, innovators and educationists. Today, we have a distinguished innovator and teacher with us. I hope his session will be beneficial for all the students, teachers and distinguished persons from different walks of life”.

Shri V. S. Ramachandran, Director, Birla Industrial and Technological Museum (BITM), Kolkata gave a Vote of Thanks and said “We were very excited to listen to the views of Shri Sonam Wangchuk, the famous Engineer – Innovator and the winner of ‘Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for 2018’. I am sure the students of Kolkata would have been greatly enriched by his lecture.”

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