SUBJECT :The Sikkim Science Center, located at Marchak, about 15 km away from Gangtok, would have two new public attractions soon. 

Photo: Science Centre Marchak, Sikkim | additional director D. T. Bhutia

Gangtok, August 21, 2018: The Sikkim Science Center, located at Marchak, about 15 km away from Gangtok, would have two new public attractions soon. The upcoming attractions are 3D show and state – of – art planetarium, informed centre additional director D. T. Bhutia. The upcoming planetarium will be among the best in the country with a capacity of 52 persons per show, it was shared.

The state of the Art Planetarium will be the best in the country and will hold 52 people per show. The Sikkim Science Centre inaugurated in 2009, is one of its kind establishments in the state. It was established by the National Council of Science Museums, Ministry of Cultural, Government of India and the Department of Science & Technology, Government of Sikkim with the idea to develop a scientific temperament and promote creative learning among science enthusiasts. The centre conveys detailed information about science and technology in an informal way. It offer learning opportunities through fun activities for all age groups which includes  fun science gallery, children’s corner, taramandal, science park and activities for students. The outdoor exhibits and garden are especially designed for children and recreational purposes. The centre is visited mostly by students.

Entry fee is only Rs.10 per student and Rs. 20 for tourists, Informed Additional Director D.T. Bhutia.

Diki Lhamu Yolmo is a Miss Sikkim 2018 contestant. She writes this news item on Sikkim Science Centre as a guest reporter for Sikkim Express. She is seen in the photo taking an interview at the Sikkim Science Centre.


Source: Sikkim Express