Vigyan Prasar (VP),an autonomous organisation under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, was set up in 1989 to take on large-scale science and technology popularisation programmes. Vigyan Prasar's mandate is to promote and propagate - as widely as possible - a scientific and rational outlook in the society. Its broad objectives include:
- Undertake, promote and co-ordinate science popularization programmes and inculcation of scientific temper among the people.
- Development of software for various media - audio, visual, audio-visual & print and different modes of communication to enable the masses to understand, appreciate and comprehend scientific principles and practices.
Science Communicators' Forum