List of Governing Body Member

 

1

The Hon’ble Minister

Science & Technology,  Govt. of Karnataka, Bangalore-01

Chairman

2

The Vice-Chancellor,

Karnatak University, Dharwad

Co- Chairman

3

The Deputy Commissioner

Dharwad District, Dharwad

Member

4

The Chief Executive Officer

Zilla Panchayat, Dharwad

Member

5

The Additional Chief Secretary

Dept. of Finance, Govt. of Karnataka, Bangalore

Member

6

The Principal Secretary

Dept. of IT, BT, S & T, GOK, Bangalore–1

Member

7

Representative of ISRO, Government of India

Member

8

The Joint Secretary

Ministry of Culture, Shastri Bhavan,

Government of India, New Delhi

Member

9

Representative of NCSM, Government of India

Member

10

Dr. D. Veerendra Hegde,

Dharmadhikari, Dharmasthala

Member

11

Vacant

Member

12

Vacant

Member

13

Shri S.V. Sankanur,

MLC, Graduate Constituency and

President, KRVP, Bangalore

Member

14

The Registrar,

Karnatak University, Dharwad

Member Secretary

15

The Managing Director

Vijnana Bhavana, 3rd Floor, 21st Main, 24/2 , 17th  Cross Road, II Stage, Banashankari, Bengaluru, 70

Nodal Officer

16    

The Director

Dharwad Regional Science Centre

Director

Staff Members

Sl No.

Designation

Name of the Staff

1

Senior Curator

Vacant

2

Curator

Sri S.K. Ranjanagi

3

Education Assistants

  1. Sri C.F. Chandur
  2. Smt. Vishalakshi S.J.

4

Technical Assistant

Sri Shashidhar B.

5

First Division Assistants

  1. Sri S.F. Adin
  2. Sri R.P. Gali

6

Stenographer

Smt. M.C. Kandagal

7

Second Division Assistants

  1. Sri A.S. Antannavar
  2. Sri Abihshek C.

8

Technicians:

Fitter Technician

Electrical Technician

Fitter Technician

Welder Technician

Electronic Technician

Carpenter Technician

Carpenter Technician

Mechanical Technician

  1. Sri M.K Horakeri
  2. Sri Pramod R.
  3. Sri K.N. Lakshmana
  4. Sri Shyam Telgar
  5. Smt. B.S. Gaonkar
  6. Sri M.C. Shankregouda
  7. Vacant
  8. Vacant

9

Drivers

  1. Sri R.N. Killedar
  2. Sri S.F. Madar

About

aboutThe State of Karnataka is a land blessed with many fascinating age-old monuments, world heritage sites, lush green forests, amazing wild life, spectacular waterfalls, timeless temples, fully vibrant with art and culture. Karnataka has carved out a special place in the field of science specially IT and BT and is called the science capital of India. It has taken a major initiative of developing a large number of science centres in the state for creating scientific temper and for enhancing the understanding of science and spreading a culture of science in the state and for benefiting the children. The first Science Centre in this series is the Dharwad Regional Science Centre. This Centre will be handed over to the Govt. of Karnataka for its operation and maintenance on its inauguration by the National Council of Science Museums, an autonomous body under Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India.
Dharwad Regional Science Centre is situated in the pristine Karnataka University Campus in Dharwad surrounded by a natural ambience with an aura of academic ambience. This Centre will be an ideal place to engage the young and old alike in creative activities of the science centre and for spreading scientific temper among its visitors. It will provide a fun filled experience in understanding of science to the visitors. 

The Dharwad Regional Science Centre was set up by the National Council of Science Museums, an autonomous body under Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India with active support from Dept. of S & T, Govt. of Karnataka. The Centre through its permanent science exhibitions, Science Park and various yearlong educational programmes is expected to cater to the wide spectrum of audience especially in Northern Karnataka. Govt. of India and Govt. of Karnataka have jointly shared the capital expenditure of Rs.850 lakh incurred in establishing this Centre. Govt. of Karnataka has also been instrumental in providing the land within the premises of Karnataka University, Dharwad free of cost for establishing this project.

Dharwad Regional Science Centre has been established in a built up area of 4000 sq meters. The centre houses a reception area, 3 exhibition galleries namely.

1)    Science & Technology Heritage
2)    Biomachines and 
3)    Fun Science gallery

an inflatable dome planetarium, Science Demonstration Lecture hall, Children Activity Corner, Air-Conditioned auditorium, 3-D Theatre, a library-cum-conference hall, temporary exhibition space and other public facilities.