KOHIMA: Nagaland today got its second Planetarium and Innovation Hub building. The first Planetarium and Innovation hub is located in Dimapur.
It was officially dedicated to the people of the State by Minister for Planning and Coordination, Land Revenue and Parliamentary Affairs, Neiba Kronu during the official inaugural function held at the Department of Science and Technology complex here.
"This will help the young people and students to learn and know interesting facts about the universe and all about space thereby developing scientific temperament among them," Kronu said at the inauguration.
Mmhonlumo Kikon, the Advisor for Science and Technology, Information Technology and Communication, and New and Renewable Energy, said the state government aims to set up such science hubs in every district in the state.
"The planetarium and the hub would be a step towards encouraging, inspiring and triggering the young minds to explore the world of amazement and universe with scientific temperament," he stated.
"Once functional, the planetarium, also known as the space education centre would provide a unique opportunity to bring various aspects of astronomy interestingly by simulating a dynamic sky in a digital environment," Kikon added.
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