MIEF Taramandal excitement!

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As we mentioned last week, Taramandal shows began again in Delhi NCR schools. In Birla Vidya Niketan, New Delhi, we had students from classes 4th and 5th covering about 280 of them, who saw the free show with great excitement. In Vishwa Bharati, NOIDA, we had students from classes 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th and 6th…

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New Taramandal shows: Our mobile astronomy unit !

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In continuation with its Taramandal Project, MIEF is organizing taramandal shows next week in Delhi. The shows will be held in Birla Vidyaniketan School, Pushp Vihar on Monday and Tuesday, and Vishwa Bharti School between Wednesday-Friday.

MIEF project: Taramandal, the mobile planetarium!

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Taramandal is MIEF’s own galaxy of stars! With the support of  Rashtriya Vigyan Evam Prodyogiki Sanchar Parishad, Dept.of Science & Technology, Government of India, MIEF as a part of their aim to increase scientific curiosity and awareness amongst children, launched the mobile planetarium – or Taramandal project in 2011. Star gazing in the mobile set up…

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Annual Review MIEF: Viewing the past year 2013-14

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It is April and annual reporting time for MIEF. We are pleased with the progress we have made in the last year and wanted to share some of the work we have been doing in 2013-14! Millennium India Education Foundation Annual report 2013-14 1) Revitalization of cultural traditions of Kashmiris in Art & Culture through Koshur…

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How to take out time for social initiatives!

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There is no doubt that the world is now a very busy place. We are the ones who’ve made it so, and also we’re the ones who have the responsibility of making it a better place to live. We see a lot of NGOs doing their part in this, but as individuals, we need to…

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SCIENCE POPULARISATION

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Awareness on Astronomy through Taramandal—Mobile Planetarium: MIEF has worked with NCSTC Division, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India and been able to showcase a mobile planetarium- called the Taramandal in the Delhi NCR region for a few years. MIEF volunteers and experts work with children to build their awareness on astronomy and share…

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Projects

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MIEF projects fall into three main areas: Education Health Communities The key influence has been to promote awareness in all fields to prepare the young towards a brighter, stronger future by showing them the importance of new and old ways of learning and knowledge through research. While we have many projects we would like to share…

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Our Impact

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      Dr Kakroo is a veterinary doctor who has been engaged in massive science outreach programmes for the past several years. He is very innovative and well organised. Official, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India Such initiatives by the MIEF and DST will go a long way in sensitizing the school…

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2014 is here: MIEF resolutions!

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We wish you all a very happy and enriching new year. We wish your experiences this year are warm, kind and make you reach the high goals you set yourself up for! Although it’s a Wednesday and time for our ‘awareness bulletin’ today we decided to digress a little for the special day that it…

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Condition Of Government Schools In India: A Shocking Truth

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According to global education report of 2004, India’s ranking was 106 out of 127 countries in the education sphere Although India is amongst the ten fastest growing economies in the world, India has the largest number of illiterates by far -close to 40%. .Sixty years after independence, possibly the greatest challenge India faces now is…

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