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DD Science and India Science launched to nurture scientific mindset in the country

The Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan launched the initiatives DD Science and India Science to popularise science in India.
DD Science and India Science launched to nurture scientific mindset in the country
  • The initiatives aim to develop a scientific temper in Indian society.

About DD Science:

  • DD Science is a one-hour slot on Doordarshan National channel which will be telecast Monday to Saturday from 5 pm to 6 pm.
  • DD Science may be scaled up to a full-fledged channel in the future.

About India Science:

  • India Science is an Internet-based channel which will be available on any internet-enabled device and will offer live, scheduled play and video-on-demand services. 
  • India Science will have a 24×7 presence through www.indiascience.in.

About the Implementation of DD Science and India Science:

  • DD Science and India Science have been conceived and supported by the Department of Science and Technology and are being implemented and managed by Vigyan Prasar. 
  • An agreement has been signed between Vigyan Prasar and Doordarshan in this regard.

About Vigyan Prasar:

  • Vigyan Prasar (VP) is an autonomous organisation under the Department of Science and Technology.
  • Vigyan Prasar aims to popularise science in India through several strategically important approaches.

Question:

Q. The Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan launched which initiatives to popularise science in India?
a. DD Vigyan and India Vigyan
b. DD Science and Bharat Science
c. DD Science and India Science
d. DD Vigyan and Bharat Science
DD Science and India Science launched to nurture scientific mindset in the country DD Science and India Science launched to nurture scientific mindset in the country Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on January 18, 2019 Rating: 5

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