MUMBAI, (GNI): Uniting India: Role of Sardar Patel” – the digital exhibition, which showcases the integration of India and the contribution of Sardar Vallabhbhai was inaugurated by Governor of Maharashtra Ch Vidyasagar Rao at Nehru Science Centre, Mumbai. In his inaugural address he stated that this exhibition should reach to more and more people, students, teacher not only in Mumbai but also from hinterland of Maharashtra This digital exhibition, which showcases the integration of India, and the contribution of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, has been prepared with the inspiration of the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi.
|This exhibition is a travelling version of the permanent exhibition, which the Prime Minister of India had inaugurated at the National Science Centre, New Delhi on 31st October 2016, the birth day of Sardar Patel. This exhibition, a project of the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, has been mentored by the Prime Minister, who spent more than 90 minutes in previewing the exhibition at the National Science Centre, New Delhi on 27th October, 2016 before formally dedicating the exhibition to the nation on 31st October 2016.|
|The exhibition has around 30 exhibits, and features about 20 different kinds of interactive and media experiences. It provides visitors with a range of opportunities to engage with various digital installations which explain the role of Sardar Patel in the unification of India. Technologies like 3D films (without glasses), Holographic Projection, Kinetic Projection, Oculus based Virtual Reality experience etc have been used in the exhibition. The archives include the accession documents signed by various princely states which were a result of Sardar Patel’s role in integrating the nation, by convincing princely states to join the Union.|
|This travelling exhibition was earlier inaugurated at Junagarh on 9th November, 2016. After its grand success in Junagarh it has now moved to Nehru Science Centre, Mumbai and will be open to the public till 28 February, 2017 between 10 .00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. ends|