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Junagadh

Station: Junagadh
State: Gujarat
Exhibition Dates: 2 - 4 May 2016
Total visitors: 55,668

From Hapa, SECAS next moved to Junagadh. It was welcomed by Dr. A. P. Singh, (IFS), Chief Conservator of Forests, Wildlife Circle, Junagadh along with Mr. Alok Kumar, Collector, Junagadh and Mr. Harish Gupta, ADRM, Bhavanagar Division, in presence of other officials from the Railways.

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Dr. A. P. Singh welcoming SECAS

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Visitors in SEC

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Students knowing about Solar Panels

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Platform Activity

SECAS received an outstanding response from general public as well as students at Junagadh. Altogether, in three days, more than 55,000 people, including students from 62 different educational institutions visited the exhibition train. On the second day of the halt, Mr. Mahendra Mashru, MLA, Junagadh and Dr. J. P. Maiyani, Vice Chancellor, Bhakt Kavi Narsi Mehta University, Junagadh, visited SECAS and also interacted with the on-board team.

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 Teachers’ Orientation session, for Primary and Secondary school teachers of Rajkot and Junagadh, on all the three days of the halt.

At Junagadh, SECAS crossed 23 lakh total visitors’ mark and Kids Zone crossed 75,000 children’s participation in the current phase. On the last day of the exhibition, Science Express cumulative of all its phases (Phase I-VIII), also crossed 1.56 crore total visitors.

After a successful three day halt at Junagadh, SECAS team once again packed up and made preparations for their departure to Gandhinagar - the last station of the current phase.


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