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  NGO Name

Breakthrough Science Society

  Year Established

1995

  Primary Contact

Prof. Soumitro Banerjee

  Address

9 Creek Row

 

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  District

Kolkata

  State

West Bengal

  PIN

700014

  Email

soumitro@ee.iitkgp.ernet.in

  Phone 1

(033) 2246-0563

  Phone 2

-

  Fax

(033) 2244-0251

     

  NGO Work

 

  Category

Science awareness

  Website

www.ee.iitkgp.ernet.in/~soumitro/bt/bss.html

  Annual Budget

Rs.

  FCRA clearance?

No

 

 

         

  NGO Visit Information

  Contact Info.

Contact Persons

Dr. Soumitro Banerjee (General Secretary)
breakthrough@ieee.org

Dr. Subhasis Maiti (Assistant General Secretary)

Subhasis Basak

Tamil Nadu: George Joseph

Karnataka: Satish K. G.

Kerala: G. Padmakumar

 
 
   

  NGO - Chapter / Coordinator

  Number of chapters or coords coordinating this ngo

  1

 

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Amount Funded

  +  Campaign for public viewing of A rare ce..

$ 3540

 
 

 Total 

$ 3540

 

 

 

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  NGO Goals

 

 

# To inculcate rational and scientific process of thinking;
# To spread ethical values and social responsibility in all fields of scientific endeavour;
# To foster consciousness against unscientific beliefs, superstitions, obscurantism and communalism;
# To study and cultivate the history and philosophy of science;
# To mobilize opinion, to organize campaigns, and to build up movements against the destructive use of science, and for more...

  Achievements

 

Apart from local programmes, the BSS also organizes state-level workshops and seminars. In the past topics like Science and Scientific Outlook, Science & Scientific Ethics, History of Science, Renaissance in Science -- Renaissance in Thought etc. have been covered. The participants, in the main, are the members of the affiliated local science clubs.

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  Summary

 

The Breakthrough Science Society aims at cultivating scientific bent of mind among the people through the following activities:

* To organize lectures, deliberations, debates, discussions, workshops, seminars, slide shows, nature studies, educational excursions, science camps, group study circles etc.
* To organize science awareness programmes against superstitions, astrology etc.
* To improve science education through hands-on experiments in order to foster inquisitive mind and create a love for science among school students.
* To promote amateur astronomy.
* To organize literacy programmes for the illiterate people with a view to building up scientific outlook among them.
* To create awareness about health, hygiene and dangers of drug addic more...

 
 
 

  

 
 

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