HCL Foundation, under their Urban CSR Program ‘HCL Uday’, announced the launch of Discovery Science Centre in Lucknow.
The Discovery Science Centre is a space for students to creatively learn, experience and understand various scientific concepts through experiential learning method. The set-up of the Science Centre is such that it provides students an opportunity to explore,
discover and nurture their curiosity and problem-solving skills through interactive exhibitions and innovative activities.
The Discovery Science Centre in Lucknow was launched by Dr. Dinesh Sharma Ji, Deputy Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh in the presence of Nidhi Pundhir, HCL Foundation, Additional Chief Secretary, GoUP Mr Rajendra Kumar Tiwari, Dr. Mukesh Kumar Singh, DIOS, Lucknow and Sarvadanand, Principal, Government Jubilee Inter College. HCL Foundation has set up and demonstrated a similar model in Nagpur earlier and is now extending the same model in Lucknow.
The first Discovery Science Centre in Lucknow was inaugurated at Government Jubilee Inter College. This school has been in existence for over 100 years and has nurtured great minds
who are working at influential positions today.
Said Nidhi Pundhir, Director, HCL Foundation, “Aligned to the Sustainable Development Goal 4, HCL Foundation’s education initiatives, under its urban flagship program – UDAY, seek to promote access to quality education by reforming learning spaces
through innovative techniques. Recognizing the right of a child to learn in ways that are best suited to their needs, the Discovery Science Centre provides a space where children are encouraged to explore, discover, nurture their curiosity and ask questions related to science, nature, mathematics and environment.”