New attraction at Almatti Dam: Science Park ready to attract kids Hubli News – Times of India

VIJAYAPURA: The Almaty The dam, one of the major tourist attractions of the North Karnataka region, got a science theme park to enthrall the visitors, especially students, informally on Monday, and is to be formally inaugurated soon.
The Vijayapura district administration on Monday reopened all the gardens in the district to the public. 84 science models are displayed for the tourists in the park.
H Suresh, Chief Engineer, Krishna Bhagya Jal Nigam Limited (KBJNL) dam area said that Mughal, Japanese, French, rock end Luv Kush Udyan and Laser Show, now getting an instructive science theme park spread over 1.2 acres. KBJNL The construction of the park has started at a cost of Rs. It has 84 living science models, and one can get the details of the model on their mobile phone using the QR code,” he said.
He said, “School children used to come to Almatti every year between November and January before the Covid-19 pandemic struck. Science Park has been specially designed keeping in mind the students from middle school to PU level. However, it is also useful for the general public. Its construction has been completed, and the park is open to the public. Its formal inauguration will happen soon.”
Supeeth Kittankere, Founder, Gyanpro Educational InnovationBengaluru said that his company was awarded the tender for the construction of this park, which is a unique initiative in an open area like a dam site. He said, “Most students are afraid of science and think that it is a difficult subject, but we have tried to give the message that science is fun, and can be easily learned through this park.”
Chandrashekhar Kolekar, a science teacher at a local government primary school, said he recently visited the park and saw the models demonstrate practical concepts from simple to difficult. “However, the tourists are not handling the model properly as there are insufficient staff members to guide them. Due to the absence of a wall, people are entering and exiting of their own free will. If this situation continues for a long time, the park will be destroyed. If the authorities maintain it properly, it will be a good place to promote scientific thinking among students and visitors,” he said.


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