|Jorhat planetarium inauguration today|
JORHAT, July 5 – The second planetarium of the State will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and Union Minister of Culture Chandresh Kumari Katoch here tomorrow.
The Director of the Assam Science Technology and Environment Council (ASTEC), Haresh Dutta said this would be the first planetarium in the country to which a science centre is attached.
At a press conference here today, the Director General of the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), GS Rautela said that the planetarium would help students and other communities to acquire immense scientific knowledge. He said that both the Centre and State Government spent Rs 5 crore on building the planetarium and science centre.