July 16, 2024

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Science city design focus on digital tech

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Patna: The proposed Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Science City in Patna may soon become a reality as the department of science and technology on Thursday reviewed the exhibit design of the proposed science city.

The science and technology (S&T) department has organised a three-day workshop on finalising the exhibit design. GSM Project, a Canada (Montreal)-based group specialised in the design and production of thematic installations and exhibitions mainly for museums, has been given the task for exhibit design of project.

Apart from representatives from GSM project, science & technology (S&T) principal secretary, Anshuli Arya, eminent scientist and Padma Shri Manas Bihari Verma, science and technology director (technical) Atul Sinha attended the workshop. The Rs 397 crore proposed science city is coming up at Rajendra Nagar area of state capital on 20.48-acres.

Principal secretary Anshuli Arya said: “The proposed science city will be of world-class features with all modern equipments. Today’s meeting discussed the exhibit design of the project where the installations will be kept. As the experts of exhibit design had come from foreign countries there was broad discussion on design of science city.”

Verma, a former aide of President Kalam and a former scientist, who was instrumental in manufacturing of light combat aircraft, said: “More of science city will feature on digital technology. The science city will be as such that students learn a lot while visiting the centre.”

Courtesy: The Telegraph

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