'RGCB Science museum', Govt HSS, Meppadi, Wayanad, established by Govt of India, Ministry of Science & Technology,under ‘Jan- Bhagidari’ Programme

To commemorate the 75 years of Independence and as a part of the occasion of ‘Jan- Bhagidari’, the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) has established a Science Museum in Wayanad district, an aspirational district of Kerala.

The museum has been established at Meppadi Government Higher Secondary School, Meppadi, Wayanad, Kerala, India. The main objective of setting up the museum is to develop a scientific attitude and to inculcate general awareness among the students and common people, and also to promote scientific intervention through bio-resources for the benefits of students and common man of the region by demonstrating about instruments, organising lectures, seminars, scientific camps and outreach programme.

This museum will reach out to students to inspire them for a career in science and technology while celebrating the history and future of research and innovation in the country. The video display posters and graphical representation of different research findings, global research scenario, bioresources management including sustainable use of medicinal plants have been highlighted at the Museum. This museum has been established under the guidance of director RGCB Professor Dr Chandrabhas Narayana.

This museum will be instrumental in establishing the scientific temperature for the school students, where RGCB will make several outreach activities to promote it in all aspects.

The RGCB, Thiruvananthapuram is an autonomous institute under department of Biotechnology, Government of India with the mission on ‘Discoveries for a better tomorrow’ and their sustainable use through biotechnological interventions for the socio-economic growth of the region.

For making appointments to visit the museum,
Please contact :
9567797507 / 9971788159 / 9249939990

Contact

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB),
Thycaud Post, Poojappura,
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 014, Kerala, India
+91-471-2529400 | 2347975 | 2348753
webmaster@rgcb.res.in

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Last Updated on: July 18, 2024
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