Programme has established itself on a firm footing. By now, about 60 titles
in English, Hindi and other major Indian languages have been brought that include
important series on varied topics/themes, say, Pioneer Science Popularisers
in pre-independence India, Re-prints of popular science classics, Health series,
Science and Technology Heritage of India, Total Solar Eclipse series, Do-it-yourself
series, and the Natural History series.
titles were published during the year:
- Hello Stars :From time immemorial, stars have been objects of mysticism.
Human beings have always been fascinated by these 'twinkling diamonds' and
volumes have been written on them by old sages to modern scientists. This
book is an attempt to make astronomy easy for beginners with a methodical
approach to study these celestial objects scientifically.
- The Bicycle Story : The fascinating story of the evolution of biycle
from its beginning as a crude beam on wheels to its present form of a highly
efficient transportation and leisure vehicle. Also discusses the mechanism
and science behind the bicycle .
- Fun and Science at Home : The book takes you to the fascinating world
of science-related experiments that any child at an age of eight and above
can do at home.
- The Story of Physics
- All about having a Baby
is in the process of preparing Paribhashik Shabdakosh (Scientific Dictionary
in Hindi). Fifteen thousand entries for the proposed dictionary have been finalized
by Vigyan Parishad, Prayag.
Work is on
to bring out edited volumes on 100 years of science writing both in Hindi &