Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik confers UNESCO Kalinga Prize to Erik Jacquemyn of Belgium for popularisation of Science for the year 2017.
CM Patnaik said: “Jacquemyn is a leading International expert in science communication. He is also a specialist in the development and management of Science Centres and Interactive Museums Worldwide.
“He is appreciated worldwide for his extraordinary creativity and deep sense of dedication to Science & Technology museums. We need to follow his footprints in spreading the wings of scientific temper far and wide so that the common man gets the benefit of scientific and technological advancements,” the Chief Minister said.
Minister for Science and Technology Ashok Panda and Kalinga Foundation Trust chairman Bhabani Patnaik were present on the occasion.