Proposal For Science Centres/Cities/Museums In All States

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The Ministry of Culture operates Scheme for Promotion of Culture of Science (SPOCS) which provides for setting up of Science Cities and Science Centres in all the States of the country subject to availability of funds for the purpose. States willing to avail of this Scheme have to provide land and share the cost of setting up of facility and corpus for upkeep and maintenance.

The details of Science Cities set up in the country are as under.

  1. Science City, Kolkata, West Bengal
  2. Pushpa Gujral Science City, Kapurtala, Punjab
  3. Science City, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  4. Regional Science City, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

List of Science Cities/Centres being set up/proposed to be set up in the country and present status

 

Sl. No.

Name of Science City/Science Centre

Location of the project (Name of State/ Union Territory) 

Present status

 

 
 

1

Science City, Guwahati

Assam

Ongoing

 

2.

Regional Science Centre, Kottayam

Kerala

Nearing completion

 

3.

Regional Science Centre, Mysore

Karnataka

Ongoing

 

4.

Sub-Regional Science Centre, Palampur

Himachal Pradesh

Ongoing

 

5.

Sub-Regional Science Centre, Bargarh

Odisha

Ongoing

 

6.

Sub-Regional Science Centre, Udaipur

Tripura

Nearing completion

 

7.

Sub-Regional Science Centre, Gaya

Bihar

Ongoing

 

8.

Sub- Regional Science Centre, Almora

Uttarakhand

Ongoing

 

9.

Sub-Regional Science Centre, Udaipur

Rajasthan

Ongoing

 

10.

Sub-Regional Science Centre, Jabalpur

Madhya Pradesh

Ongoing

 

11.

Sub-Regional Science Centre, Kokrajhar, Assam

Assam

Ongoing

 

12.

Sub-Regional Science Centre, Mayabunder

A&N Islands

Ongoing

 

13.

Sub-Regional Science Centre, Rajahmundry

Andhra Pradesh

Ongoing

 

 

This information was given by Minister of State (IC) for Culture and Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change Dr. Mahesh Sharma in Lok Sabha.

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