Outreach Programmes

VIJNANA DARSHAN "ವಿಜ್ಞಾನ ದರ್ಶನ"



Principal Investigator


Dr. S.G.S. Swamy



Shri K. N. Venkatesh

Funded by




KSCST has been working earnestly to popularize science among rural children. In this regard, the Council has initiated a new programme "Vijnana Darshan" under outreach activities.

This programme aims to take the students on a Science tour to leading science, R & D institutions in Bangalore to kindle the interest in the students to consider pursuing science in their higher studies.


  • To popularize Science among rural students

  • Building up scientific attitude among rural students and teachers

  • Explore rural students to various R & D institutions

  • Generation of enthusiasm of creative future in Science

  • To promote active involvement of rural students and teachers in science related activities

  •  To enhance interaction between scientists and rural students


In the year 2013-2014, the Council had arranged visit of 100 Pre-University College Students and 10 faculty members from Sagar Taluk, Shimoga District and Gubarga District.

This programme is supported by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka. The dates of visit were 19-21st December 2013.

On first day 19th December 2013 students visited Lalbagh - Botanical Garden and Sir. M. Visvesvaraya Rain Water Theme Park in Jayanagar and in the afternoon they have visited Bannerghatta Biological Park.

In the evening students have visited Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain.

On second day 20th December 2013 the students visited HAL Heritage Centre and during afternoon they had visited Centre for Nano Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Science and in the evening the students interacted with scientists from IISc.

On third day 21st December 2013 the students visited Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium and Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum and during afternoon they had visited BWSSB -Water Recycling Plant in Cubbon Park. The Students and Teachers were extremely happy and expressed their gratitude towards KSCST for organizing Vijnana Darshan Programme.



Report on Vijnana Darshan program 2013-2014 organised between 19th December 2013 to 21st December 2013


Report on Vijnana Darshan program 2014-2015  organised between 16thJanuary 2015 to 18th January 2015.