With Twenty one tourism hubs created under the aegis of Haryana Tourism, located in Ambala, Bhiwani, Faridabad, Fatehabad, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panchkula, Sirsa, Sonipat, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Yamunanagar, Palwal and Mahendergarh. Time has now come for the state to be home to a full fledged- Science City.
The proposed Science City in Haryana is expected to be bigger and more fabulous than the Science City in Kolkata. The total cost of the project is approx Rs 191 crores. Its purpose is to promote science among masses, especially among students and youths. The Berkley University Model will be adopted in its development. It will consist of Thematic Galleries, Fun Science Gallery and High Voltage sport Theatre etc.
Recently, Manohar Lal Khattar, Chief Minister of Haryana, along with an official delegation met Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent charge) for Culture and Tourism to discuss the proposed ‘Science City’ to be developed in Haryana by the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) under Ministry of Culture. According to sources, Khattar suggested two sites for the project- either in Sonepat or in Gurugram. Both the places have enough land for the development of proposed Science City in the State.
Minister for Tourism in return had assured the Chief Minister, Haryana of the in-principle approval for the proposed Science City in Haryana and said that the NCSM team will soon visit the suggested places to assess the feasibility of the project. Sharma set a deadline of 31st October, 2018 for the completion of all projects relating to Ministry of Culture and Tourism. He also stressed on the need for holistic development of Kurukshetra. He called upon all concerned to focus on development of tourism sites as recently India has progressed a lot globally in the field of tourism.
News Update| 1 August 2017| Research Institute in Yoga and Naturopathy to come up in Karnataka and Haryana
An autonomous Research Council, namely, Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy (CCRYN) is working under the Ministry of AYUSH as the apex body for Research and Education in the field of Yoga and Naturopathy. The CCRYN has set up a Central Research Institute at Rohini, Delhi. Further, the Governing Body of CCRYN has decided to establish five more Research Institutes in the country. The Government has approved establishment of Post Graduate Institutes for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy at Nagmangla (Karnataka) and Jhajjar (Haryana) at a total cost of 59.67 crore and 52.04 crore respectively.
CCRYN is running a Central Research Institute of Yoga & Naturopathy at Rohini, Delhi, with 20 bedded hospital of Yoga & Naturopathy. This information was given by Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge), Shripad Yesso Naik in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 1 August 2017 .