‘Sanshodhan’ is a stewardship initiative to popularize science among all citizens, from professionals to layman. Team Sanshodhan’s primary objective is to universalize all disciplines of science through innovative means such as science tours, field visits, science exhibitions, building observatories, spearheading Pune Sci-fi festival and conducting stargazing programs with science workshops. We also provide consultancies for amateur astronomers by providing guidelines to building and operating telescopes along with procuring relevant and necessary astronomy equipments. Our objective is to make Science less intimidating, more familiar and accessible to all.
Sanshodhan’s diverse team consists of researchers, journalists, educationalists, experts in different scientific fields, students and science enthusiasts. Sanshodhan utilizes a multi-media approach by imparting knowledge through Science website, e-magazine, social media platforms, YouTube channel, and live videos.
Dr. Shekhar Mande (former Director General, CSIR)
Dr. Yogesh Shouche (Senior Microbiologist, former Head, NCMR, Pune)
Dr. Ranjan Kelkar (Senior Meteorologist, Former DG, IMD)
Dr. Vasant Shinde (Senior Archaeologist, former VC, Deccan College)
Mr. Pradeep Rawat (Chairman – National Shipping Board, Science activist, ex MP of Pune)
Dr. Arvind Natu (Senior Scientist, IISER, Pune.)
Mr. Arvind Paranjpe (Senior Astronomy Expert, Director, Nehru Planetarium)
Dr. Arvind Ranade (Senior Scientist, Vigyan Prasar)
Dr. J. K. Solanki (Science Popularizer, Chief Admin Officer, NCRA)
Editor and Convener:
Mayuresh Prabhune (Science Journalist and Science Communicator)