A number of New Science Centre projects have been taken up under scheme for Promotion of Culture of Science by Ministry of Culture
Under the Scheme for Promotion of Culture of Science (SPoCS), National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India, has developed a chain of Science Cities/ Science Centres/ Innovation Hubs throughout the Country.
As per the scheme guidelines, the projects are taken up on receipt of the proposal from State-Govt /UTs with commitments of encumbrance free land, cost of the project (capital & corpus), operation, manpower and management of the project etc.
List of new projects that are in progress in various States/UTs under SPoCS Scheme is attached at Annexure-A. A list of projects which have been approved by MoC and are in the pipeline is placed at Annexure-B.
New Science Centre projects taken up by NCSM under SPoCS Scheme of Govt. of India
|Names of the new science centre projects taken up by NCSM under SPOCS Scheme of Govt. of India||Located in
|01||Science City, Guwahati||Assam|
|02||Regional Science Centre, Kottayam||Kerala|
|03||Sub-Regional Science Centre, Palampur||Himachal Pradesh|
|04||Sub-Regional Science Centre, Gaya||Bihar|
|05||Sub- Regional Science Centre, Almora||Uttarakhand|
|06||Sub-Regional Science Centre, Udaipur||Rajasthan|
|07||Sub-Regional Science Centre, Mayabundar||A&N Islands|
|08||Sub-Regional Science Centre, Kokrajhar||Assam|
|09||Science Centre, (Category-II) Rajahmundry||Andhra Pradesh|
|10||Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam Science City, Patna||Bihar|
|11||Science Centre (Cat-II), Ambala||Haryana|
|12||Science Centre (Cat-II), Ujjain||Madhya Pradesh|
|13||Science City, Dehradun||Uttarakhand|
New Projects approved by MoC under SPoCS Scheme of Govt. of India
|Names of the new projects approved by MoC||Located in
|01||Science Centre, (Cat-II) Jabalpur#||Madhya Pradesh|
|02||Science Centre, (Cat-II) Ajmer##||Rajasthan|
|03||Science Centre, (Cat-II) Kanyakumari$||Tamil Nadu|
|04||Science Centre, (Cat-II) Bikaner**||Rajasthan|
|05||Science Centre (Cat-II), Srinagar *||Jammu & Kashmir|
This information was given by Minister of Culture, Tourism & Development of North Eastern Region Shri G. Kishan Reddy in Lok Sabha today.