• Department of Science & TechnologyTechnology Bhawan,
    New Mehrauli Marg,
    New Delhi -110016, India.
  • Vikram A Sarabhai Community Science Centre Navrangpura,
    Ahmedabad -380 009,

  • State: Madhya Pradesh
  • Dates: 13-14 Aug 2017
  • Visitors: 7,997

From Bina, SECAS II next moved to Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh. It was welcomed by Shri M.C. Chauhan, General Manager, North Central Railway. Shri Ashok Kumar Mishra, Divisional Railway Manager, Jhansi, along with other Railway officials graced the occasion.

Shri Alkesh Arya in SECAS II
Shri M.C. Chauhan welcoming SECAS II
Students understanding about Mitigation
Students knowing about Greenhouse gases
Children knowing about Positive Actions
Children understanding about Adaptation
Visitors waiting to visit the exhibition train
Students in JOS Lab of SECAS II

SECAS II halt at Khajuraho was scheduled for two days. It received good response from students, general visitors and children of different age groups. Altogether in two days, more than 2,000 students from 100 different educational institutions visited SECAS II at Khajuraho.

At Khajuraho, JOS Lab, Kids Zone and Platform Activity received enthusiastic response from the students and children. As a part of Platform Activity, SECAS II team conducted session on ‘Science and Superstition’. The team demonstrated different activities like ‘Magical exuding of Blood from Hand’, ‘Floating Pot’, ‘Burning of Coconut without Fire’, ‘Walk on Burning Coal’ etc. and explained the fundamental concepts of science behind these supernatural activities. It was appreciated by all.

At Khajuraho, SECAS II team received support from Madhya Pradesh Biodiversity Board in coordination of its activities at the platform.

With this, the halt of SECAS II at Khajuraho came to an end, and the team packed up and made preparations for their departure to the next station – Marwar in Rajasthan.