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Establishing an Innovation Hub in the Anna Science Centre, Tiruchirappalli:


The Anna Science Centre, Tiruchirappalli will be provided with an innovation hub at a cost of Rs.1.50 Crores (Rupees One Crore and Fifty Lakhs Only). This lab will have discovery hall, idea lab, Break and remake corner, build from scrap corner and idea box area. This will be provide an opportunity for the students to develop creative ability skills. The work is under progress. The project is being implemented on 50:50 cost sharing basis by National Council Science of Museums (NCSM), Government of India, (Ministry of Culture) and Tamilnadu Science and Technology Centre, Chennai. The facility will be inaugurated during the year 2019-2020.


Establishing an Innovation Hub in the Regional Science Centre, Coimbatore :


The Regional Science Centre, Coimbatore will be provided with an innovation hub at a cost of Rs.1.80 Crores (Rupees One crore and eighty lakhs only). This lab will have discovery hall, idea lab, Break and remake corner, build from scrap corner and idea box area. This will be provide an opportunity for the students to develop creative ability skills. The work is under progress. The project is being implemented on 50:50 cost sharing basis by National Council Science of Museums (NCSM), Government of India, (Ministry of Culture) and Tamilnadu Science and Technology Centre, Chennai. The facility will be inaugurated during the year 2019 - 2020.


Digital Planetarium at the Periyar Science and Technology Centre, Chennai::


For enhancing the quality of providing information on astronomy and astrophysics concepts, the existing planetarium is being upgraded by a State-of the art–technology Hybrid digital Planetarium, imported from Germany. The digital planetarium will be provide dynamic presentation of the astronomical concepts. The modernization of the Planetarium is under progress. The facility will be inaugurated by 2019. The estimated cost of Hybrid Planetarium System is Rs.10 crores (Rupees Ten crores only).


Establishing ‘Science on a Sphere’ at the Periyar Science and Technology Centre, Chennai:


‘Science on a Sphere’ (SOS) is a room sized, global display system that uses computers and video projectors to display planetary data onto a six foot diameter sphere, analogous to a giant animated globe.


Researchers at NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), USA, developed Science on a Sphere as an educational tool to help illustrate Earth Science System to people of all ages. Animated images of atmospheric storms. Climate change and Ocean temperature can be shown on the Sphere, which is used to explain, complex environmental processes, in a way that is simultaneously intuitive and captivating. It is being established in an area of 400 sq.m. with latest projection systems and sound systems. The work is under progress at a cost of Rs.2.50 Crores (Rupees Two crores and fifty lakhs only) and it will be inaugurated by 2019.

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