On a beautiful March morning, we got off the train at Katra railway station and as the fog of the night lifted from our sleepy heads, we took in the view that surrounded us. The mountains were breath-taking. After a moment of silence, the noise of the station slowly mixed in much like paints do … Continue reading A Wrong Turn
In every phase, Science Express - the exhibition on wheels running on Indian railway tracks travels more than 20 states across India. Science popularization is its aim and the messages are spread by the train’s very own ever enthusiastic communicators! Experiencing different cultures, weather, food, tradition, language and people can get tricky sometimes. Let us … Continue reading Food for Thought…!
I came to SECAS on 15th June and ever since I have interacted with so many people, especially children as I have served duty in Kids Zone, Platform Activity and Joy of Science lab the most. Working on the train is a very different experience, you feel like you are actually making a difference. Often you … Continue reading ‘Akka’ byeeeee!!
Often people have a passion and sometimes they meet their inspiration. We met Sridevi at Virudhunagar, explaining tiny tots in the Kids Zone about optical illusion in Tamil. We understood nothing of the language, but if you see her, you will not need language to understand that she was one of those individuals whose support … Continue reading Ambassadors of Nature
Our trip has plenty of candid moments at every location in India. I am contributing this blog to share my marvellous memories beyond my experience with science express, I don’t think I have said ‘wow’ so many times in my life before I have been to this trip, with ‘wow’ moments every turn from different … Continue reading A Single Spark can start a Forest Fire
The routine that to follow aboard science express is the morning assembly inside the coach and then departing towards our allotted coaches to disseminate the climate change with great enthusiasm to different faces, with different dialects. So, every morning starts with some stories just to motivate and refuel us with optimism. The new wings of … Continue reading The morning story and the unanswered question…
The idea of mobile education has always fascinated me. This is mainly because it is a great combination of two things- teaching and travelling (2 things that I love doing the most!). Education on wheels is a great way to teach and reach out to the masses in areas you never imagined you would go. … Continue reading Learning on Wheels
"SECAS - 'Science Express Climate Action Special' is indeed a "Parasmani" to transform our planet from a burning planet Earth to a sustainable planet Earth wherein all the Species on the planet can flourish in harmony and peace. It is a way to control human greed and check on unnecessary exploitation of natural resources. The … Continue reading “Parasmani”
Travelling through Indian sub-continent and that too for special purpose makes the journey most stupendous, fantabulastic and thought-provoking. The vital part of our daily routine life were ‘check-ins’ & ‘check-outs’ as occurs in the materialistic lifeforms. One of the most fabulous work aboard is ‘Advance Logistics’ which varies from station to station, person to person, … Continue reading Logic Stuck…
It was somewhat like 4:40 pm and the exhibition of SECAS in Hissar was slowly ending. The queue slowly moving forward, I was standing in the middle of my alloted coach, the 'International Climate Change Negotiations' waiting for the visitors to leave the train. Suddenly a small girl may be something from 5th or 6th … Continue reading Young brains, deep thoughts, deep questions, young intellects