Science Communication

Database of Science Communicators in India :

VP initiated development of a database of Science Communicators in India. It will cover all details of science communicators, journalists working for S&T communication like education, work, personal and official details etc. The database document will serve as a useful source of information for scientists, technologists, implementing institutions, planners and policy makers. The database will demonstrate to students in schools and colleges the kind of opportunities available in the field of science communication and also that there is a cadre of excellent science communicators in India. Their profiles will also serve the purpose of role models to inspire & attract them in selecting a career in science communication. The services of the listed Science Communicators can be made use of by various government and non-government agencies in diverse areas like evaluation/comments on science popularization tasks/activities, associate them as members of different task committees, training programmes & seminars etc.