Science

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SCIENCE MUSEUMS (NCSM)

National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India was registered as a society on April 4, 1978 on the recommendations of a Task Force constituted by the Union Planning Commission in early 1970’s to assess the activities of the Science Museums both existing and upcoming. The Task Force also recommended setting up Science Museums/centres in different parts of the country at National, State and District levels. Presently NCSM administers and manages 25 science museums/centres spread across the country and it is the world’s largest network of science centres and museums that functions under a single administrative umbrella. For last 35 years the Council has developed a nationwide infrastructure of 48 science museums/centres. The NCSM is managed by a Society whose President is the Hon’ble Minister of Culture. There is also a Governing Body comprising of Ex Officio Members and Experts. The Chairman of the present Governing Body is Prof. R.C.Sobti.

The Council has been engaged in creating awareness on Science & Technology, developing scientific temper in society and promoting science literacy throughout the length and breadth of the country. Its outreach activities throughout the year aspire to develop a culture of science and innovation by engaging people from all segments of the society in the process of science & technology.

For more information please visit www.ncsm.gov.in/external link

  • National Culture Fund
  • http://india.gov.in/
  • http://www.incredibleindia.org/
  • http://ngodarpan.gov.in/
  • http://nmi.nic.in/
  • http://mygov.in