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GS 3: Science & Technology | Developments and their applications and effects in everyday life

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The ISRO (Department of Space) has planned to set up Space Galleries in various parts of the country.

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The Space Galleries are expected to disseminate the knowledge about space science and technology amongst the citizens of our country.The Gallery will consist of interactive methods/ models describing the principles of Space science and technology. Space Galleries are planned to be established at Birla Science Centre at Hyderabad, Nehru Science Centre at Mumbai and National Science Centre at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.ISRO has taken initiatives to establish space gallery in all the national museums/science centres (under Ministry of Culture) across the country in a phased manner.ISRO is also planning to establish Knowledge centres, mobile exhibitions, competitions amongst students and various talks/ lectures on Space Science/ technology related aspects.

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