S&T Popularization Scheme

Science and Technology has become a part and parcel of modern society and has entered into the fabric of our community life. The recent advances in the field of Science playing a vital role to change the way of life of common man. Educational institutions plays the significant role in promoting scientific temperament and attitude among the students. They shall be guided to explain their daily happenings in terms of science and not by blind belief or superstitions. Perfect understanding of science always demands direct involvement in some kind of practical activity in addition to theoretical knowledge. Educational institutions are the ideal places for incorporating this method of "learning by doing" through various science programs.

Keeping this in mind the science popularization division of the council supports various programs, mostly for educational institutions of the state. Some of the activities are also aimed towards the society as a whole.


  • To popularize science & technology in the state.
  • To spread scientific temper, to develop creativity and to inculcate spirit of scientific enquiry and to generate scope for activity based learning among the people of the state.
  • To disseminate scientific knowledge by means of various media.
  • To produce a good term of resource persons as well as excellent quality working materials.
  • To encourage and award school teachers and eminent scientists for their S&T contribution.

Vigyan Mela

M.P.Council of Science & Technology has started the scheme of Vigyan Melas in order to create scientific awareness and science popularisation amongst the rural, tribal and urban people of the state. This scheme is a special scheme under Science Popularization as per the directions of Hon’ble Chief Minister, Govt. of M.P. The Vigyan Melas provides platform to Researchers, Scientists, students of the state.


  • • To popularize science in general people.
  • • Demonstration and skill development of traditional techniques.
  • • Demonstration of research for new innovators.


So far, Vegyan Mela has beeb organised successfully twice at Bhopal, Rewa, Jabalpur, Indore, Gwalior, Ujjain and once in Sigrauli, Jhabua and Sagar. Under these Melas following activities has been carried out:

  • Demonstration of research and development activities
  • Face to Face with senior and eminent scientists of the country
  • Patent Awareness Programme
  • Demonstration of traditional techniques
  • Workshops for skill development
  • Kisan sammelans

Annual Events/Programs

  • M.P. Vigyan Pratibha Samman Samaroh
  • M.P. Science Communication Congress
  • M.P. Science Teachers Congress
  • Science & Technology Award Ceremony
  • Annual Programs
    • International Year: The theme decided for the year 2012 is Sustainable Energy for all
    • National Year : The theme decided for the year-2012 is National Year of Mathematics
    • National Science Day (Science Span)- The theme decided for the year-2013 Genetically Modified Crop & Food Security
    • Adivasi Jan Vigyan Utsav-2012 is being organized at Balaghat by Govt. School of Balaghat.
    • Joint programme with Regional Science Centre, Bhopal
    • Joint programme with State Institute of Science Education Jabalpur & Education Department- For participation in following competitions, students may contact to SISE, Jabalpur
    • State level Senior & Junior Science Olympiad
    • Mathematics Olympiad
    • Innovative Science Teacher Award
    • Western India Science Fair
    • National Science Seminar
    • Science Clubs
  • State Level Health Knowledge Competition & This competition is being organized with the help of Arogya Bharti, Madhya Bharat
  • Vividh Program-The program based on local problems and innovative ideas are being organized through NGOs and other organization.
  • Science Utsav & Science Fair- These fairs are being organized through Extension Center of the Councils
  • Documentary Film on Science & Technology-This is being formed by the Council itself.
  • Science Popularization in Agricultural Field - This is being organized by the Council itself.

MP S & T Network

For popularization and awareness of scientific programmes in universities, colleges to remote villages, M.P.S&T Network has been established. Mainly 3 tier networking is functioning at regional Extension Centre, Universities Co-ordinator Cell and Colleges at district level. Further networking has been done at tahsil and block level so that scientific activities can reach up to remote villages in the State.


  • To Establish Network of MPCST Among Universities, Colleges and Schools for promotion of core science.
  • To find out the priority areas and sensitize the Institutions for sending the proposals.


  • Popular Lecture on Science Topics
  • Patent Filing and Awareness Programme (IPR day 24th April).
  • National Science Day (28th Feb.)
  • Technology Day (11th May).
  • Best Science Research Award (based on the publications evaluated by the committee constituted by VC,Teacher, Student.
  • Activities on local scientific issues (Essay/ Quiz Competition etc.)
  • Misc. scientific activities.
  • National Mathematical Day.
  • Genetically modified crops and food security

Popularization of S & T in Rural School (Special Programme)

M.P. Council of Science & Technology has started a special scheme of Science Popularization in the 2011-12. Total 587 Higher Secondary Schools running under Tribal Department of Govt. of Madhya Pradesh located in 20 districts viz Sheorpur, Ratlam, Dhar, Alirajpur, Jhabua, Khargoan, Khandwa, Sidhi, Burhanpur, Betul, Hoshangabad, Chhindwara, Seoni, Mandla, Balaghat, Sidhi, Umariya, Shehdol, Dindori and Anuppur have been covered under the scheme.


  • Encourage the students studying in the schools of rural areas to take interest in study of basic science subjects.
  • Procurement of simple and knowledgeable popular science books/exhibits
  • To provide scientific books/ charts/ models and activity kits for simple learning in rural schools.
  • Translation of science books and exhibitions available in Hindi/English into concerned regional languages
  • Arrangements of workshops/Demonstration programmes for the teachers/students and other participants.


  • Activity kits i.e. . Chemistry kit, Venus transit kit and popular sciences i.e Hands on, प्रकृति की प्रयोगषाला, मौसम, कुछ खोजें कुछ बनाएं, पत्तों का चिडि़याघर, ब्रह्यांड सुंदरी हमारी पृथ्वी, क्यों और कैसे, पंप ही पंप, पर्यावरण और आत्म-निर्भरता
  • Activity kits i.e. मौसम, जैव विविधता, भुकम्प, खगोली ; and telescope, posters of Vigyan Prasar will be provided to the schools very shortly.
  • A database is prepared to generate the whole information of schools, like science teachers, number of science students, drinking water, sanitation system etc. of school.


  • Teachers and students were showing keen interest in the scheme.
  • Information of sanitation system is collected during survey and on the basis of this further new plan is to be prepared.

Innovation Facillition Cell

To promote innovation in

  • Agricultural, machinery and practices,
  • Tools and machinery used by artisans
  • Application of non-conventional energy.
  • Teaching and research in Science & Technology



नवाचार प्रोत्साहन योजना हेतु दिशानिर्देश/गाइडलाइन

म.प्र.विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी परिषद द्वारा नवाचारियों को प्रोत्साहन प्रदान करने हेतु दिशानिर्देश/गाइडलाइन निम्नानुसार हैं |

1.       परिषद की नवाचार प्रोत्साहन योजना अंतर्गत प्राप्त प्रस्तावों को परिषद द्वारा परीक्षण व मूल्यांकन करने के उपरांत उपयुक्त पाये जाने पर ही वित्तीय सहायता प्रदान करने पर विचार किया जावेगा |

2.       प्रभारी द्वारा प्राप्त प्रस्तावों का प्राथमिक परीक्षण कर परिषद द्वारा गठित कार्य समूह (IWC) के समक्ष प्रस्तुत किया जावेगा | समिति मूल्याकंन इस आधार पर करेगी कि प्रस्तावित कार्य नवाचार के योग्य है अथवा नहीं तथा यह अनुशंसा करेगी कि इस परिकल्पना (आइडिया) पर कार्य करने वाले आवेदक को परिषद् के नियमानुसार प्रोत्साहन स्वरूप क्या पात्रता रहेगी|

3.       कार्य समूह (IWC) नवाचार संबंधी प्रस्तावों के मूल्यांकन पश्चात् अनुशंसा महानिदेशक महोदय के अनुमोदन हेतु प्रस्तुत करेगी |

4.       प्रोटोटाइप/माडल को तैयार करने हेतु नवाचारियों को परिषद् द्वारा सुविधा (कार्यस्थल व् सामग्री) उपलब्ध कराई जावेगी ।

5.       नवाचार कार्य हेतु परिषद् की क्रय समिति नवाचारी की आवश्यकतानुसार बाजार से सामान क्रय कर नवाचारी को उपलब्ध करायेगी| समिति द्वारा सामग्री का क्रय भण्डार क्रय नियमों के अन्तर्गत किया जायेगा |

6.       नवाचार योजना के अन्तर्गत सफल कार्य का प्रोटोटाइप विकसित किया जायेगा, जो कि  नवाचार कक्ष में रहेगा, और इसका रिर्काड नवाचार कक्ष द्वारा संधारित किया जायेगा ।

7.       प्रोटोटाइप/माडल उचित पाये जाने पर पेटेन्ट प्रक्रिया में सहायता प्रदान की जावेगी ।

8.       अनुभवी विषेशज्ञों द्वारा तकनीकी सहायता/ मार्गदर्शन देने पर विचार किया जावेगा|

9.       परिषद् द्वारा आयोजित विज्ञान मेलों एवं अन्य प्रदर्शनी में नवाचार प्रोटोटाइप/माडल का प्रचार प्रसार करवाने पर विचार किया जावेगा, जिसमे परिषद द्वारा दी गयी सहायता का उल्लेख करना अनिवार्य होगा |

10.   नवाचारियों को अपने प्रोटोटाइप/माडल का किसी भी स्तर पर प्रचार-प्रसार करते समय परिषद द्वारा की गयी सहायता का उल्लेख करना अनिवार्य होगा |

11.   यदि नवाचारी किसी संस्था के माध्यम से कार्य करता है, तो परिषद के रिसर्च एंड डवलप्मेंट योजना प्रस्ताव के नियमानुसार परियोजना प्रस्ताव तैयार करवाने हेतु विचार किया जावेगा ।

12.   नवाचार से सम्बंधित आवश्यक परीक्षण/टेस्टिंग हेतु शासकीय संस्थानों के शुल्क परिषद द्वारा दिए जाने हेतु विचार किया जावेगा ।

13.   परीक्षण व मूल्यांकन करते समय नवाचार से सम्बंधित विषय विषेशज्ञों को कार्य समूह में आमंत्रित विशेषज्ञ सदस्य के रूप में शामिल किया जावेगा, जिनको कि परिषद नियमानुसार उचित मानदेय व यात्रा भत्ते की पात्रता होगी|

14.   भोपाल से बाहर के नवचारियों को सम्बंधित प्रस्ताव के प्रस्तुतीकरण हेतु जब भी परिषद द्वारा भोपाल मुख्यालय आमंत्रित किया जावेगा तो उन्हें परिषद नियमानुसार यात्रा भत्ते की पात्रता होगी|


15.   इनोवेशन सेल के अंतर्गत की जाने वाली वित्तीय सहायता वा अन्य खर्च परिषद के रिसर्च एंड डवलप्मेंट योजना के वार्षिक मद से विकलित किये जावेंगे |