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National Council for Science & Technology Communication,
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Navrangpura, Ahmedabad – 380 009, 
Gujarat, India.
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Valsad

Station: Valsad
State: Gujarat
Exhibition Dates: 20-22 April 2016  
Total visitors: 25,222

From Jalamb, SECAS next moved to Valsad. It was welcomed by Mr. Prem Vir Singh, IPS, SP, Valsad along with Arvindbhai Patel, Chairman, Valsad District Central Cooperative Bank, Mr. Vineet Abhishek, Area Manager & Mr. Piyush Khandare, AOM Valsad, Western Railways.

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Mr. Prem Vir Singh welcoming SECAS

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Students in coach on Adaptation

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Outreach Activity

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Platform Activity

During its three day halt at Valsad, SECAS received over 25,000 visitors. On all days of the exhibition, huge rush of visitors was seen at the platform. Students and teachers from 45 different educational institutions visited SECAS at Valsad. The response from general visitors was also very encouraging.

Apart from the exhibition, the complementary activities of SECAS in Kids Zone, JOS Lab and on-Platform Activities also registered good participation. SECAS team conducted Outreach Activities at Railway Primary School and Shree Vallabh Ashram’s School, Valsad. Besides these, the team also conducted two Teachers’ Orientation sessions emphasizing on ‘Hands-on Approaches for Teaching Science and Maths’, for groups of Primary and Secondary school teachers.

SECAS team celebrated ‘World Earth Day’ on 22 April 2016 by conducting different activities in JOS Lab Kids Zone and on-Platform. It included discussions on ‘Relevance of Celebrating Earth Day’, ‘Significance of Earth Day’ and ‘My Pledge to Protect the Earth’ etc. Apart from these, competitions like ‘Draw the Earth’ and ‘Write a Slogan to save Our Earth’ etc. were also held.

At Valsad, SECAS crossed 70,000 students’ participation in JOS Lab, 25,000 student’s participation in Outreach Activity and 1,500 teacher’s participation in Teacher’s Orientation Program.

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


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