Science Communication and Outreach Division


"Science for All"

The Science communication and Outreach Division (SCOD) is aimed at popularizing science to improve civic science literacy​ and facilitating and promoting STEAM education. SCOD has been establishing a network of Science Societies to take science to ground level and to communicate and reach different segments of the community directly. SCOD conducts various activities throughout the year to promote science literacy in the country and to promote STEAM education.

Key Activities/ Programmes
  • Establishing School, University and Community Science Societies
  • Conducting science competitions
  • Publishing Vidurava science magazine in topics of importance
  • Developing science communication tools & conducting programmes
  • Training Science Communicators
  • Facilitating Science Popularization and STEAM activities
  • Facilitating S&T publications
  • Providing recognition for science popularization/promoting science
  • NSF Award for Teachers
  • NSF Science Popularization Award for media personnel
  • Celebration of World Science Day
  • NSF special project in promoting science education in under-performing schools
Milestones/ Key Achievements
Recent Activities
Principal Staff