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National Council for Science & Technology Communication,
Department of Science & Technology,
Technology Bhawan,
New Mehrauli Marg,
New Delhi -110016,  India.
www.dst.gov.in

Vikram A Sarabhai Community Science Centre
Navrangpura, Ahmedabad – 380 009, 
Gujarat, India.
www.vascsc.org

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Gandhinagar

Station: Gandhinagar
State: Gujarat
Exhibition Dates: 5 - 7 May 2016
Total visitors: 22,919

After travelling across India, SECAS finally reached its last station – Gandhinagar. It was welcomed by renowned environmentalist and Padma Shri awardee Shri Kartikeya Sarabhai, Director, CEE along with Shri Bharat Pathak, Director, VIKSAT, Ms. Pallavi Patel, Director, CHETNA, Ms. Juhi Pandey, Director, KHAMIR and Shri Dilip Surkar, Director, VASCSC. They visited the exhibition and interacted with the on-board team.

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Shri Kartikeya Sarabhai &
Shri Dilip Surkar welcoming SECAS

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Long queue of visitors
at Gandhinagar

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Visitors in SECAS coach

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Dr. B. P. Singh & Shri Dilip Surkar
with SECAS Team

During its three- day halt at Gandhinagar, SECAS received over 22,000 visitors. Despite the ongoing vacation in schools and colleges and extremely hot weather, students from 27 different educational institutions visited SECAS. On the last day of the halt, Dr. B.P. Singh, Head, National Council for Science & Technology Communication, DST and Shri Dilip Surkar, Director, VASCSC visited SECAS and addressed the team, congratulating them for the successful completion of the journey.

In addition to the exhibition, the complementary activities of SECAS in JOS Lab, Kids Zone and on-Platform Activity also registered good participation. SECAS team conducted a Teachers’ Orientation session on ‘Hands-on Approaches for Teaching Science and Maths’ for Primary and Secondary school teachers. Besides, the team also organized Outreach Activities at Ahmedabad Municipal Corporations’ ‘National Book Fair’ and at Gujarat Vidyapeeth.

With this, the journey of SECAS concluded with a total of 23,24,240 visitors for the entire phase, and also created the record of second highest number of total visitors, for all the phases of Science Express (Phase I- VIII), being next only to Phase V in which 24.02 lakh people had visited the exhibition train.


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