Bhavana", No. 24/2 & 24/3, 21 Main Road, Banashankari II Stage,
Bengaluru - 560070, Karnataka State, INDIA
Telephone : +91 080
26718939, Telefax: +91 080 26718959,
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Karnataka Rajya Vijnana
Parishat is the recipient of the inaugural award for best institutional
efforts to popularize science and technology (1988) by the National Council for
Science & Technology Communication, Department of Science & Technology, Government
of India, New Delhi.
Government of Karnataka
has honoured Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat with a State Environment
Award 2010 - 2011 by Department of Forest, Environment and Ecology.
The following members of KRVP have been conferred with national awards for
best individual efforts in popularizing Science & Technology instituted by
the National Council for Science & Technology Communication, Department of
Science & Technology, Government of India.
1. Prof. D.R. Baluragi 1991
2. Prof. J.R. Lakshmana Rao 1994
3. Prof. Adyanadka Krishna Bhat 1996
4. Prof. M.A. Sethu Rao 1999
5. Dr. C.R. Chandrashekar 2002
6. Sri. H.R. Krishnamurthy 2002
7. Smt. Sreemathi Hariprasad 2007
8. Smt. Sumangala Mummigatti 2007
Balavijnana - a monthly magazine has been publishing since 1979. It
reaches 28,000 students of various schools of Karnataka. This is known to
be the best science magazine in regional language.
KRVP has published more
than 180 popular science books on various arena of
science. Most of them have been reprinted on public demand. This has
established a new record in the Kannada publication. It is also very
significant to state that these publications have established a pioneering
effort in building and also communicating popular science literature in
Patron / Guiding Lights
Achievements in National Level
Karnataka Rajya Vijnana
Parishat is a nodal agency for Karnataka State and has convened National
level Children Science Congress (NCSC) in 2005 at Mysore and 2014 at
Bangalore. KRVP in association with BGVS has hosted All India People
Science Congress (AIPSC) at Bangalore during 2015.
NCSC provides the children of age group 10-17, from all over the country.
A unique opportunity to discover and recognise their scientific
temperament & use their knowledge to make their dreams come true. Annual
science congress being held where a through scrutiny at districts and
state levels about 500 children in this science congress. The congress
will provide a forum to the children to pursue their natural curiosity and
to quench their thirst of creativity and also helps to stimulate
scientific temperament and learn the scientific methodology for
observation, collection of data, experiment, analysis and then arriving at
KRVP is the Regional Resource agency for Karnataka State for 'National
Environment Awareness Campaign a programme which is dedicated to bring
awareness about the environment to the general public, NGO's, students,
teachers, educational institutions, governmental organisations etc., a
programme funded by Ministry of Environment & Forests, New Delhi.
KRVP has conducted 500 and more teacher's training workshops for high
school teachers on low cost teaching aids.
15 National level telescope making workshops have been conducted & about
150 telescopes have been distributed freely for science activists.
29 popular science writer's workshop have been conducted, training have
been provided to young budding science writers on popular science
literature, its presentation, style of writing, art of translation, the
problems related to popular science writing etc.