IIT Bombay, Nehru Science Centre launch ‘Internet for All’ Mobile Science Exhibition
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Bombay and Nehru Science Centre have launched a pilot project “Internet for All” in its Mobile Science Exhibition Bus in Mumbai.
It was launched under the aegis of the Union Government’s flagship ‘Digital India’ campaign.
The Mobile Science Exhibition Bus was launched with theme “Internet for All’ which aimed at creating awareness about the power of internet. It is basically science exhibitions on wheels in which 20 theme based exhibition models which are mounted on specially designed Buses.
The fully equipped exhibition bus will travel to rural areas and provide hands on internet experience to all the students in rural schools. The aim of this initiative is to take Science to the door steps of rural school children and to enthuse students to take up careers in Science and Technology.
Under this initiative, students will be provided few Aakash tablets during interaction session with volunteers to showcase the power of internet and its uses for the society.
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2015