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Science Express flagged off to cover 68 Locations

Science ExpressThree Union Ministers jointly flagged off the 9th phase of Science Express Climate Action Special (SECAS) from Safderjung Railway Station in New Delhi today.

While MoS of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Anil Madhav Dave and Union Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Harsh Vardhan were present at the railway station, Union Railway Minister, Suresh Prabhu, joined the flagging off event through videoconferencing.

The 16-coach Science Express Climate Action Special train, a collaborative initiative of Ministries of Railways, Environment and Science and Technology, will travel over 1,9000 km to cover 68 locations across India till September 8, 2017 and is expected to attract 30 lakh visitors. The Science Express should reach out to 6.5 lakh villages of the country.

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