All the States of the country will have Science Centres/Cities/museums: Dr. Mahesh Sharma

Government is planning to establish more of centres like this

By: INN/PIB, @infodeaofficial, Delhi

Ministry of Culture which operates Scheme for Promotion of Culture of Science (SPOCS) is working towards setting up Science Cities and Science Centres in all the States of the country. The information was shared in Lok Sabha recently by Minister of State (IC) for Culture and Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change Dr. Mahesh Sharma. The initiative provides availability of funds and invites states willing to avail this Scheme to provide land details 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  

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