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ě HSCST is conducting Science Popularisation programmes, for students of the state on an annual basis. These programme include State level Science quiz contests in which the entire state is being covered starting from district level, then zonal level and State level finals. The essay writing Competition are being held for both college and school students. Essays from the entire state are invited, evaluated and then interviews are held. Very attractive prizes are being distributed every year to the winning students at a state level function held at the end of the contests.

ě Special Programmeá are being carried out on year to year basis as announced by Department of Science & Technology, NCSTC and Vigyan Prasará Govt. of India. The year 2005 which was designated as the World Year Of Physics was celebrated throughout the state and activities like quiz, poster making and declamation contests were conducted. The programme generated great interest among the students regarding the life and achievements of Albert Einstein in particular and other scientists in general.

ě A State Natural Resources Data Management System Centre (NRDMS) has been established and is fully functional. The main objective of the center is to increase the efficiency of use of natural resources of the state and districts through application of scientific management principles for sustainable development. The center provides facilities for creation of spatial data base which includes both natural resources as well as socio-economic data required for micro-level planning. The centre is presently operating at Haryana State Remote Sensing Application Center (HARSAC), Hisar.

ě HSCST has set up a Centre for Research and Application in Plant Tissue Cultureá (CRAPTC)in Ch. Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University (CCS HAU), Hisar.

ě HSCST has formulated the Biotechnology Policy of the State of Haryana to promote biotechnology in general and industry in particular.á A proposal for setting up Bio-Tech Park is also under consideration.

ě A planetarium in memory of Late astronaut, Dr. Kalpana Chawla has been set up at Kurukshetra with a total cost of Rs.6.50 crore with a seating capacity of 120 pesons.á This project is a joint venture of the State and Centre Govt. This prestigious project was inaugurated by Sh. Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Hon'ble CM Haryana on 24th July, 2007 and has been operational since then.

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