Category Archives: Central and South Asia

Final report

We organized a Astronomy Activities for the Earthquake affected students in three different places Gorkha, Nuwakot and Kathmandu most earthquake affected district in Nepal. there was 8.2 magnitude earthquake last year 2015, and Hundreds of thousands of people their school going children were made homeless with entire villages flattened, across many districts of the country by the earthquake last […]


A detailed outreach plan was developed with all the places where the project would target. The outreach map was divided into 2 phases. Phase 1 was focussed on outreach activities in Nandod Taluka and Phase 2 was focussed on outreach activities in Dediapada Taluka. The phase 1 was conducted in February 2015 and phase 2 was conducted […]

Overview of the project

Project leader: Sachin Bahmba, Project location: India Project Description: ‘The Sky on a Bike’ is an Astronomy Outreach programme which will introduce the wonders of the night sky to identified groups of economically disadvantaged and uneducated population in Indian villages with the aim of creating a scientific temper. Telescopes will be carried on bicycles […]

Overview of the project

Project leader: Jayanta Acharya, Project location: Nepal Project Description: The massive earthquake in Nepal destroyed homes, schools, universities and other buildings. Investment will be required not only to rebuild infrastructure but also for psychosocial counseling to ensure that children are able to cope with the trauma and resume with their lives. Astronomy may help […]