PARTNERS

ADDRESS

  • Department of Science & TechnologyTechnology Bhawan,
    New Mehrauli Marg,
    New Delhi -110016, India. www.dst.gov.in
  • Vikram A Sarabhai Community Science Centre Navrangpura,
    Ahmedabad -380 009, India.www.vascsc.org
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Kalluru
  • State: Telangana
  • Dates: 03 June– 05 June 2017
  • Visitors: 22,028

From Gulbarga in Karnataka, SECAS II next moved Kalluru in Telangana. SECAS II was welcomed by Shri K. V. Subbarayaudu, ADRM, Guntakal Division, SCR, along with other officials from the Railways. The officials visited the exhibition train and appreciated the efforts of the team.

Shri K. V. Subbarayaudu welcoming SECAS II
Shri K. V. Subbarayaudu welcoming SECAS II
Visitors understanding about climate crisis
Visitors understanding about climate crisis
Children participating in Platform Activity
Children participating in Platform Activity
SECAS II team celebrating World Environment Day
SECAS II team celebrating World Environment Day

SECAS II exhibition was scheduled for three days at Kalluru. Due to ongoing summer vacation, the numbers of educational institute visits were quiet low. But, an overwhelming response was received from general public. Altogether in three days, SECAS II received more than 22,000 general visitors.

At Kalluru, apart from seeing the exhibition, children also participated in the complementary activities of SECAS II in JOS Lab, Kids Zone and Platform Activity, where they learned and enjoyed a lot.

On 5th June, the SECAS II team celebrated the World Environment Day with full enthusiasm. In the morning, the team organized a march along with students, teachers and community people with slogans on ‘Save Mother Earth and Connect with the Nature’. It was a memorable day for the team as they organized different activities and competitions in JOS Lab, Kids Zone and at the Platform and the winners were felicitated by the team. The participants also pledged to save the earth through their small initiatives. In the evening, the team along with Station Manager planted saplings as a remembrance of World Environment day celebrations and their visit to Kalluru.

SECAS II team received support from members of the Bharat Scouts and Guides, Guntakal, in interpretation of the exhibition in local language. The District Private Management School’s Association, Anantapur, also supported in coordination of SECAS II activities at Kalluru.

At Kalluru, SECAS II crossed 9 lakh total visitors’ mark. Besides this, JOS Lab crossed 35,000 students' participation and Kids Zone also crossed 40,000 children's' participation in the current phase.

With this, the halt of SECAS II at Kalluru came to a successful end and the team packed up and made preparations for their departure to the next station – Whitefield in Bengaluru.