Patna diary

Indira Gandhi Science Complex Planetarium in Patna, better known as Taramandal, is going to replace its projection system to install one that is equipped with the latest technology.

Published: 28th June 2018 01:44 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th June 2018 03:18 AM   |  A+A-

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New projector, new shows on cards at planetarium

Indira Gandhi Science Complex Planetarium in Patna, better known as Taramandal, is going to replace its projection system to install one that is equipped with the latest technology. The projection system currently in use was imported from Japan over 25 years ago.

The new system, for which funds have been sanctioned, has both 2D and 3D active digital immersive projection abilities. Such systems are currently installed at planetariums in a few cities worldwide like Singapore and Macau, said Taramandal additional director Durgesh Tiwary. When the new system is in place, the planetarium will host a variety of new shows to enthral visitors.

K10,000 incentive to cops who perform better

A grading system introduced at police stations in Patna district to ensure better performance by the cops is generating a lot of buzz among the men in uniform. All the 76 police stations in the district would be graded at on four parameters: arrest of absconding accused, execution of pending non-bailable warrant, attachment of property as per court orders, and disposal of pending cases. The three best performing stations would be awarded Rs 10,000, with five days’ leave to each officer and personnel on rotation. Officers and personnel at the three worst performing police stations would be attached to the police lines for six months.

Smart classes at six govt schools soon

The method of imparting education at government schools in Patna is set to become hi-tech and more effective. The district administration is going to develop 27 smart classrooms at six government schools in the city in the next four months.

As part of the move, every classroom would have central processing units, interactive whiteboards, interactive projectors, wireless microphones, speakers, printers, scanners and multimedia pens. Divisional commissioner Anand Kishor said experts will hold special training programmes for teachers in the six schools before the smart classes are launched so that they can use the new technology with ease.

Smart classes at six govt schools soon

The method of imparting education at government schools in Patna is set to become hi-tech and more effective. The district administration is going to develop 27 smart classrooms at six government schools in the city in the next four months.

As part of the move, every classroom would have central processing units, interactive whiteboards, interactive projectors, wireless microphones, speakers, printers, scanners and multimedia pens. Divisional commissioner Anand Kishor said experts will hold special training programmes for teachers in the six schools before the smart classes are launched so that they can use the new technology with ease.

Anand ST Das

Our correspondent in Bihar

anandstdas@gmail.com

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