Articles tagged under: Science City

IMAX Theater at Gujarat Science City to be modernized at a cost of Rs 25 crore

June 17, 2022
IMAX Theater at Gujarat Science City  to be modernized at a cost of Rs 25 crore

Gandhinagar: A project to redevelop the IMAX theatre at the Science city in mega-city Ahmedabad is being undertaken. The theater is currently closed and is only used to play old movies for special guests. The reason for the theater being shut is that new reel-based films cannot be played in a facility meant for old reel technology-based films. The Science and Technology Department has entered into a contract with the IMAX company to transform the theater by developing a new projector, and a n...Read More

Gujarat Science City in Ahmedabad logs highest ever 1.39 lakh visitors in May

June 04, 2022
Gujarat Science City in Ahmedabad logs highest ever 1.39 lakh visitors in May

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat Science City in Ahmedabad logged the highest ever visitor count in May during its entire 20-yr-old history. According to Vijay Nehra, joint secretary in the chief minister’s office, as many as 1.39 lakh visited the Science city in May. Nehra also took the opportunity to thank all the visitors of Gujarat Science City for their enthusiasm and congratulated the team at Gujarat Science City for doing a wonderful job. The Aquatic Gallery, the Robotic Gallery and Natur...Read More

Rs 100 crore science city to come up at Vemali in Vadodara: Minister

May 28, 2022
Rs 100 crore science city to come up at Vemali in Vadodara: Minister

Vadodara: The executive committee meeting of Vadodara city BJP was held at Race Course where state revenue minister Rajendra Trivedi announced that the government was planning to develop a science city in Vemali at a cost of Rs 100 crore. He also announced another big decision taken by the state government to replace affidavits with self-declaration for the benefit of lakhs of people. Minister for women and child development and MLA from Vadodara city seat Manishaben Vakil informed during ...Read More

Gujarat Science City significantly reduces its Combo offer entry charge

February 15, 2022
Gujarat Science City significantly reduces its Combo offer entry charge

Gandhinagar: The Science City in Gujarat has reduced the combo offer charge to Rs 499 from the earlier charge of Rs 900 for the visitors. The charge of the combo offer for the general visitors will be Rs 499 per person. The combo offer includes the entry charges, visits to Aquatic Gallery, Robotics Gallery, 5D theatre, 4D theatre, coal mine, 1 VR Ride, thrill ride, mission to mars, coal mine and earthquake experience ride. The offer is valid from Tuesdays to Fridays every week. The indiv...Read More

In pictures: Ahmedabad from sky as viewed during helicopter joyride

February 11, 2022
In pictures: Ahmedabad from sky as viewed during helicopter joyride

Sabarmati: Aerial view of the city of Ahmedabad (Amdavad, Karnavati) from a helicopter during the 9-minute joyride from Sabarmati Riverfront to Science City. Do spot the locations; can you see Doordarshan tower, Riverfront Sports Complex, Metro line parallel to Ashram road, Science City and more landmarks of the city? View this post on Instagram A post shared by DeshGujarat (@deshgujaratinsta) Read More

Gujarat Science Technology Department bags Best Pavilion Award at India International Science Festival 2021 at Goa

December 16, 2021
Gujarat Science Technology Department bags Best Pavilion Award at  India International Science Festival 2021 at Goa

Gandhinagar: Dept of Science & Technology, received the Best Pavilion award at the India International Science Festival (IISF) 2021, concluded on Monday evening at Panaji, Goa. The DST Gujarat pavilion has been conferred with best conceptualized pavilion at the IISF 2021 programme, designed on the theme ‘celebrating creativity in Science’. The 7th edition of the IISF 2021 was organized by the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Ministry of Science & Technology and Govt of Goa. It was organized...Read More

Gujarat Science City gets Penguins as latest attraction for visitors

December 04, 2021
Gujarat Science City gets Penguins as latest attraction for visitors

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Science City based aquarium has got five penguins. Science & Technology minister Jitubhai Vaghani today inaugurated the facility which would be extremely attractive for visitors, especially the children as the penguins are found far away from Indian subcontinent, in coldest areas of the world. Already busy with number of visitors from all over Gujarat and India, Science City is going to be further busier with arrival of penguins. DeshGujarat View this post on In...Read More

Gujarat Science City to organize a Science Magic Show

October 29, 2021
Gujarat Science City to organize a Science Magic Show

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Science City in a note said it has organised a Science Magic Show in its Amphitheatre from 30th October 2021 to 3rd November 2021 from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm. The program will display and demonstrate a series of science magic and miracles in an intension to develop a logical mind among the people and it shows that there is a concept of science in each miracle. According to senior scientist and Executive Director at Gujarat Science City Shri Narottam Sahu, magic and scienc...Read More

Tourists rush at Statue of Unity, Science City, Girnar Ropeway, Shivrajpur Beach

August 31, 2021
Tourists rush at Statue of Unity, Science City, Girnar Ropeway, Shivrajpur Beach

Gandhinaar: The tourist attractions across the state such as Statue of Unity, Science City, Girnar Ropeway and Shivrajpur Beach witnessed huge number of visitors on the holidays of Janmashtami during 28th to 30th August (Saturday-Sunday-Janmashtami holiday). The number of visitors at Statue of Unity in Kevadia was 23,907 on 28th August, 40,914 on 30th August, 27,343 on 30th August. Thus, a total 92,164 visitors visited Statue of Unity during the three-days. The children nutrition park, viewi...Read More

Reports circulating on mortality of fishes in Aquatics Gallery incorrect: Marinescape

July 21, 2021
Reports circulating on mortality of fishes in Aquatics Gallery incorrect: Marinescape

Ahmedabad: Marinescape Limited a company that takes care of newly set up Aquatic gallery at Science City here today in a statement regarding media reports on fish mortality at Aquatic gallery said, "This is to inform that there are media reports circulating about the mortality of fishes in the Aquatics gallery and many of the images that are being circulated are not of dead fish but of nocturnal fish or those that may be asleep. In the event of any failure of life support system in a par...Read More

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