Meghalaya CM inaugurates Space Education Centre & Innovation Hub at Shillong Science Centre

NPP chief Conrad Sangma. (Image:Twitter/@SangmaConrad)

NPP chief Conrad Sangma. (Image:Twitter/@SangmaConrad)

The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma has inaugurated the Space Education Centre and Innovation Hub at the Shillong Science Centre in Shillong. He urged the students to take full advantage of the Shillong Science Centre and forever remain curious, creative and innovative.

Speaking at the event, the Chief Minister said, “Innovation drives the economy and ensures that services and products are delivered efficiently. The whole world the leading economies are those that are driven by innovations, innovations is an integral part of any economy of a country.”

“The Space Education Centre and Innovation Hub is an initiative of the Centre’s Department of Science and Technology and developed by the Union Culture Ministry’s National Council of Science Museums,” he added.

About the Innovation Hub:

The Innovation Hub has various divisions like robotics, idea lab, design studio and chemistry and biology laboratory to help students quench their thirst for science and further innovate and experiment.

Within the same building, there is also a 50-seater digital planetarium.

Sangma said, It is only through innovations that the entrepreneurs and industrial sectors grow which leads to growth of economies.

Earlier, National Council of Science Museums director A D Choudhury said that it is the mandate of NCSM to create Science museums and innovative hubs and the centre in Shillong is the 34th that has been created.