The RSC in Uttarakhand State is developed by NCSM in collaboration with Uttarakhand State Council for Science & Technology (UCOST) in its premise at VIGYAN DHAM, Jhajra, Dehradun. The RSC is develop with 50:50 share basis of capital among NCSM and Govt. of Uttarakhand on the provided la:nd. The total area of RSC is 30450 m square which comprise Science Park and RSC building.
The Science Park encompass Dinosaurs park, outer interactive exhibits based on scientific laws, and planetarium, while, the RSC building host Fun Science Gallery, Himalaya Gallery, Frontiers of Technology Gallery, Innovation Hub, 3D Theater, Auditorium of 200 sitting capacity, Exhibition Hall, Library and Meeting Hall. Some of the attractive features of the scientific law based interactive outer exhibit in Science park are Gravity chair, Whispering garden, Musical Bar, Sympathetic swing, Birding Cage, Eco tube, and Perspective house etc. along with proposed planetarium. In addition, Intelligent materials, New trend in nuclear power generation, cloud computing, Robotics, and Carbon nano-tube & graphense etc. are some of the attractive features of the inner exhibits in the RSC Building. The Himalaya Gallery depicts almost every subject related to Geology, geography, tourism, culture & traditional knowledge system of Himalaya through attractive exhibits. It also harbours replica of “holy Amarnath Cave”.
Innovation hub is a multi-disciplinary laboratory equipped with moderate set of tools and scientific instruments. The facility is set up to promote creativity and innovations by the young minds. This would not only ensure more effective utilization of the science centre, but would redefine its usages and role in fostering problem solving and project based learning. This facility provides hands-on/ practical learning and engagement in the process of science, technology and innovation to the students. Innovation hub provides resources and technical input to innovative ideas of school students.
Location: UCOST Vigyan Dham, Opposite to Hanuman Mandir, Sudhowala, Premnagar Dehradun
Open: Tuesday to Sunday
Opening Hour: 9:30 AM to 5 PM