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Patiala


Station: Patiala
State: Punjab
Exhibition Dates: 2-4 November 2015                                     
Total visitors: 35,287

From Rajasthan, SECAS moved to Punjab with Patiala as its next station. It was welcomed by Dr. A. S. Chawala, Dean, Academic Affairs, Punjabi University, Patiala, along with his colleagues and other officials from the Railways.

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Long queue of students at platform

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Dr. A. S. Chawala welcoming SECAS

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Students in SECAS coach

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Shri Dilip Surkar with SECAS team

The Patiala turned out to be a landmark station with SECAS crossing 1.5 lakh total visitors’ mark. Additionally, on the last day of its exhibition at Patiala, SECAS received highest number of schools (92), students (9,494) and teachers (410), in a single day, in the current phase, till date.

Altogether in three-days at Patiala, SECAS received over 35,000 visitors, which included over 17,000 students from 159 schools and colleges. Besides, apart from the activities in Kids Zone, Joy of Science Lab and at the Platform, the SECAS team also conducted a Teachers’ Orientation session for Primary and Secondary School teachers and an Outreach Activity at Carrier Academy School, Patiala, in which over 200 students participated.

At Patiala, Shri Dilip Surkar, Executive Director, VASCSC, visited SECAS and reviewed various aspects of its smooth functioning. He also interacted with each of the team members, received their feedback and motivated them for the journey ahead.

At the end of the third day of the exhibition, the SECAS once again packed up and made preparation for their departure the next station- Ambala Cantt. in Punjab.

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