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School/College Visit at observatories

English

Many Schools and colleges frequently visit IIG’s magnetic observatories that has spread across the nation. IIG runs total twelve magnetic observatories spanning east-west and north-south region of our country. Understanding working of magnetic observatory, measuring magnetic field of the Earth, history of magnetism is always being the popular topics among the students/teachers visiting our magnetic observatories. IIG host a historic Colaba-Alibag magnetic observatory that has history of continuous magnetic field measurements dated back to 1841. Students/teachers visiting the magnetic observatory are given information about history of geomagnetism in India, role of Colaba-Alibag magnetic observatories in institutionalizing geomagnetism in India, the utility of network of magnetic observatories all over India. The students and teachers were also exposed to classical and modern instruments through visits to museum and the absolute/variometer rooms at Colaba-Alibag magnetic observatory. The care taken by the pioneers in constructing non-magnetic observatories is also explained.

ALIBAG M.O.

Date of visit

Name of college/school

No of students

No of teachers

12-01-2023

J.S.M College, Alibag

50

5

06-01-2023

Marathi Kanya Prathamik Shala, Osmanabad visited Magnetic Observatory, Alibag

50

4

28-12-2022

A group of students from Marathi Department, Ruia College, Mumbai visited Magnetic Observatory, Alibag

20

1

19-12-2022

Members of Asiatic Society of Mumbai visited M O Alibag

25

--

06-09-2022 &
08-09-2022

Popular lecture delivered to college students in an event organized by the Collector office, Raigad Dist.

50

2

13-03-2018

Botanical Survey of India, Pune

12

2

29-01-2018

Dayanand Science College, Latur

85

4

14-02-2018

Zeal Polytechnic, Narhe, Pune

51

6

08-02-2018

PES Modern College, Pune

43

7

07-02-2018

Shri Bapusaheb D.D Vispute College, New Panvel

90

6

29-01-2018

Dayanand Science College, Latur

85

4

29-11-2017

Sunshine English Medium School, Satara

130

5

13-10-2017

Rajiv Gandhi College of Arts, Commerce & Science, Vashi

40

5

25-04-2017

Bapusaheb D.D. Vispute College of Education, New Panvel

70

5

ANDAMAN (PORT BLAIR) M.O.

Date of visit

Name of college/school

No of students

No of teachers

13-01-2023

Government Primary School Shoal Bay No – 14

26

3

29-11-2022

Navy Children School, Minnie Bay Port Blair

46

3

FEB 2018

Govt Senior Secondary
School, WimberlyGunj 

50

6

JAIPUR M.O.

Date of visit

Name of college/school

No of students

No of teachers

NOV 2017

Biyani Girls college

40

2

FEB 2018

Different Schools/Colleges

80

5

KOLHAPUR MF RADAR

Date of visit

Name of college/school

No of students

No of teachers

07-12-2022

3rd year diploma students from Dept. of Electronics & Telecommunication, Institute of Civil and Rural Engineering college, Gargoti, District Kolhapur

34

3

03-10-2022&
04-10-2022

Sanjay Ghodavat Polytechnic College, Atigre Kolhapur

90

2

30-05-2022

Rajaram College, Kolhapur

20

1

20-02-2018

Dr. BombaleUttam L., Shivaji University, Kolhapur

13

2

PONDICHERRY M.O.

Date of visit

Name of college/school

No of students

No of teachers

20.02.2018

KendriyaVidyalaya 2, Pondicherry

150

5

28.02.2018

University Earth Science Dept

46

2

RAJKOT M.O.

Date of visit

Name of college/school

No of students

No of teachers

20.02.2018

Dept of Physics, Saurashtra University, Rajkot

70

5

28.02.2018

Different colleges

33

6

SILCHAR M.O.

Date of visit

Name of college/school

No of students

No of teachers

11.01.2023

Krishna Ram M.E School

70

4

14.10.2022

Vivekananda Kendra Schools across the state of Assam

120

30

20.02.2018

Different Schools/colleges

50

2