Odisha Govt to set up Science Park in all district



To boost the knowledge of science among students, the Odisha government has decided to set up science Park in all district of the State.

By setting up the science centres at the district level and upgrading the existing ones, the state is aiming to popularize science and technology for the benefit of students and common man through seminars, exhibitions, popular lectures, camps and various other programs.

The proposed science centres will organize out-of-school education activities to foster scientific temper and creativity among students. 


The Odisha Government will provide initial funding for required infrastructure of the DSC/science park while the district development authorities or the civic bodies concerned will be the assigned the responsibility for their maintenance.

The District Collectors have been advised to form a society to be called Zilla Bigyan Prasar Samiti (ZBPS) under their chairmanship. The ZBPS will be in charge of the operation and management of these centres.

The State Government will bear the recurring expenditure of these centres for the first five years after which it will be borne by the local body or ZBPS.

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Odisha Govt to set up Science Park in all district
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