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Nagpur

Station: Nagpur
State: Maharashtra
Exhibition Dates: 13-15 April 2016
Total visitors: 33,188

At Nagpur, SECAS was welcomed by Ms. Malini Shankar, Addl. Chief Secretary, Environment Department, Govt. of Maharashtra along with other officials.

Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Pravin Pote Patil, Hon'ble Minister for Environment, Govt. of Maharashtra, Shri Chandrashekhar Bavankule, Hon'ble Minister for Energy, New & Renewable Energy, Govt. of Maharashtra, Shri Anil Sole, MLA & Mr. Anoop Kumar, Div. Commissioner, visited SECAS at Nagpur. Shri Dilip Surkar, Executive Director, VASCSC, was present on the occasion to receive the eminent guests. The dignitaries also interacted with the on-board team. It was a very encouraging experience for the team to meet the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra & other distinguished guests.

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Shri Devendra Fadnavis receiving SECAS kit from Shri Dilip Surkar

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Ms. Malini Shankar along with other officials in SECAS

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Students in SECAS

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Students in SECAS

Owing to technical reasons, there was a change in the schedule and instead of Buti Bori, the exhibition train was stationed at Nagpur. Inspite of this, SECAS team was able to take necessary steps in mobilizing students and general visitors to the exhibition. Altogether, in three days, SECAS registered more than 33,000 visitors. Dr. Jaideep Gupta, ADRM, Nagpur Division, Mr. Rajiv Jain, S.P. Railway, Nagpur, Mr. S. Haribabu, MD, VCMF Ltd, Nagpur, Ms. Jyoti Kumar Satista, Sr.DSC, RPF, Nagpur and Mr. Pravin Wanjari, IRTS, Sr. DOM, Nagpur, also visited SECAS and appreciated the efforts of the on-board team.

Owing to technical reasons, there was a change in the schedule and instead of Buti Bori, the exhibition train was stationed at Nagpur. Inspite of this, SECAS team was able to take necessary steps in mobilizing students and general visitors to the exhibition. Altogether, in three days, SECAS registered more than 33,000 visitors. Dr. Jaideep Gupta, ADRM, Nagpur Division, Mr. Rajiv Jain, S.P. Railway, Nagpur, Mr. S. Haribabu, MD, VCMF Ltd, Nagpur, Ms. Jyoti Kumar Satista, Sr.DSC, RPF, Nagpur and Mr. Pravin Wanjari, IRTS, Sr. DOM, Nagpur, also visited SECAS and appreciated the efforts of the on-board team.

At Nagpur, SECAS crossed 65,000 children’s participation in Kids Zone and 1,400 teachers’ participation in Teachers’ Orientation Program. Additionally, Science Express cumulative of all its phases (Phase I-VIII) also crossed 1.54 crore total visitors’ mark.

Team from Centre for Environment Education (CEE), Pune, extended their support in coordination of SECAS activities at Nagpur.

After a successful three day halt at Nagpur, SECAS team once again packed up and made preparations for their departure to the next station- Jalamb in Maharashtra.


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