Science and Technology, Science encompasses the systematic study of the structure and behaviour of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment, and technology is the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes.


Assam Science & Technology


Assam Science & Technology

Science & Technology Deptt. have been able to exploit science to provide benefit to the common people. Apart from Guwahati Planetarium and Jorhat Planetarium, construction of several new Planetariums have been initiated. While Kokrajhar, Nalbari and North Lakhimpur Planetarium are nearing completion, six new Planetariums are proposed across the State.


Kokrajhar Planetarium and Science Centre:The Kokrajhar Planetarium and Science Centre was set up under Popularisation of Scienec by the Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt . of Assam in 2009 at Vill. Titaguri Pt-II, under in the Kokrajhar Revenue Circle. Ceremonial Foundation laying by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Assam on 17th February, 2011. 90 % Civil construction of both the planetariums complete. Process for procurement of instrument is in progress


Sub-Regional Planetarium and Science Centres at Nalbari and North Lakhimpur:90 % Civil construction of both the planetariums complete. Process for procurement of instrument is in progress


Six New Planetariums:Six more New planetariums have been planned to be set up at Majuli, Kaliabor, Amingaon, Bongaigaon, Diphu and Silchar. Land has been identified for Planetariums at MAJULI, DIPHU, KALIABOR AND BONGAIGAON and handed over to ASTEC as the implementing agency. DPRs have been prepared, administrative approval accorded.

Jorhat Science centre and Planetarium:

The Jorhat Science Centre and Planetarium has been set up by Science & Technology Department, Govt. of Assam in collaboration with National Council of Science Museum. The project was entrusted to ASTEC and completed by 2013 and is fucntional. the Centre is equipped with science exhibits and planetarium show.