Vigyan Prasar,an autonomous organisation under the guidance of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) has launched India Science (indiascience.in), an Internet-based science channel, to showcase the developments in science and technology, particularly from research institutions and laboratories based in India.
The intent is to make science done in India accessible to a larger audience
Soon a mobile application will be launched
It will have live content every day and a library of theme-based programmes related to science and technology.
The bilingual channel (Hindi and English) will offer scheduled programming as well as video-on-demand facility
This will cover the “entire landscape” of science and technology including engineering, health and medicine, natural science, environment and wildlife, agriculture among others. It will have documentaries, discussion, demonstrations/experiment shows and quizzes.
DD National will have science programmes in future and 24 hour Science Channel will be launched in a couple of years.