Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Science Express at New Bongaigaon

Science Express Biodiversity Special (SEBS), a mobile science exhibition halted at New Bongaigaon Railway Station. Rajesh Lal, Divisional Railway Manager, New Bongaigaon railway division inaugurated the exhibition with the lighting of ceremonial lamp in the presence of students, teachers and guardians.

The state-of-the-art exhibition aboard the SEBS aims to create widespread awareness on unique biodiversity of India, climate change and related issues among various sections of society, especially the students. This is an initiative of Department of Science and Technology and Ministry of Environment and Forests, GOI.

Out of the 16 coaches, 8 are solely dedicated to showcasing the myriad of biodiversity spread across the bio-geographical zones of India.   These includes Trans-Himalaya and the Himalayas, the Gangetic Plain, North East India, The Desert and Semi Arid Zone,  the Western Ghats, the Deccan Peninsula, the Coasts and Islands. The exhibition also covers various facets like marine, coastal, forest, microbial, agro biodiversity and their linkages with livelihoods besides challenges of conservations.

The Express will be in New Bongaigaon railway station till 12 June. The Express also halted at New Tinsukia, Lumding, Dimapur railway station respectively. 

Author info

Abdul Hasib's picture

Abdul Hasib works as a development worker. Currently, based at Silapathar.

Add new comment


Republish this content

Random Stories

ATTSA celebrates Children's Day in Indo-Bhutan border village

16 Nov 2015 - 9:13am | Jayanta Kumar Das
Assam Tea Tribes Students Association (ATTSA) Udalguri district committee celebrated Children's Day at Orangajuli tea garden in Udalguri district on November 14 with day long programme on the...

BNC convention from Jan 3

7 Dec 2014 - 11:55am | Hantigiri Narzary
The Bodo National Conference (BNC), an umbrella of various organisations has decided to hold its annual convention on January 3 and 4 next year in Kokrajhar.Speaking the Reporters today at...

Agra conversion

17 Dec 2014 - 8:26pm | Rajiv Roy
Hinduism is not a religion whose motive is to increase its numbers. It is believed that conversion to Hinduism and vice versa is not a part of this religion. Therefore baptism, an integral part of...