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The innovation Hub at Kalimpong Science Centre was developed by National Council of Science Museums under the scheme SPICES (Scheme for Promoting Innovation, Creativity and Engagement in Sciences), Govt. of India. It was inaugurated on 25th February’ 2017 by Hon’ble Executive Member, Dept. of Education, GTA (Gorkhaland Territorial Administration) in august presence of Director General, NCSM (National Council of Science Museums), Director (Hqrs.), NCSM, and Executive Director, Dept. of Education, GTA.     

 

The Innovation Hub offers a number of facilities to nurture new ideas and helps to develop inquisitive perspective in youths of today. In addition, the Innovation Hub operate a range of enterprise development, skills development and new idea and innovation enabling programme and help the society and economy to face future challenges and meet rising aspirations of the growing population.
 

VISION

To be a model Innovation Hub and for fostering new idea and innovation for helping society and economy for face future challenges.

 

MISSION

Innovation Hub’s mission is to promote new idea and innovation for socio-economic development to meet future challenges:

 

Facilities:

1.      Discovery Hall: This area is for interactive models/experiments to develop excitement in science through exploration and discovery and helps to promote logical thinking.

2.      Innovation Resource Centre and Hall of Fame: This space is used to showcase innovative ideas/products/implements that have transformed our world or have made significant impact on the way we conduct our lives along with respective inventors & innovators. Stories or inspirations behind such innovations/inventions Have also be mentioned through appropriate modes. Besides these, implements/ samples of appropriate technology and traditional knowledge systems, art and craft and other areas of importance in public life in the respective regions are exhibited.

3.      Idea Lab: This lab have necessary basic facilities to pursue creative and innovative hobbies/activities that involve model making, basic science experimentation, design & fabrication of useful gadgets of practical use, teaching/learning kits or aids for better classroom transactions, testing of samples like soil, water, food items etc.

1.      Thod Phod Jod (Break & Remake) Corner: This area is for students to do things with their own hands, dismantle, reassemble and remake devices/gadgets.

2.      Kabad Se Jugad (Build from scraps): This area is for students to do things practically using day to day scrap.

3.      Idea Box: Students generate their own innovative ideas and create an idea bank. The best ideas are chosen for experimentation/model making/project work.

4.      Design Studio: This area offer creative environment to design of various objects products etc.