Executive Director Message

Welcome to B.P. Koirala Memorial Planetarium, Observatory and Science Museum Development Board, Nepal.

B.P. Koirala Memorial Planetarium, Observatory and Science Museum Development Board was established in 1992 with the aim of popularizing Science among school children & transforming the minds of general public by instilling science-related curiosity in them.
It is believed that educational institutions have contributed in producing the science graduates, but the centre likes B.P. Koirala Memorial Planetarium, Observatory and Science Museum Development Board are needed for the population at large to appreciate the aspects of science & Technology in leisurely & entertaining manner. Moreover, it helps to bring science and technological innovations closer to people.
Besides,we are also doing research on Astronomy, Astrophysics &Space Science through our National Observatory stationed in Nagarkot in collaboration with Tribhuvan University. In addition, the Board organizes School on Astronomy, Space Science & Technology for school children across the country every year. Furthermore, we are also regularly organizing School on Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Science for university students.We have also decided to open Nagarkot observatory and main Museum building for pubic in September 2017and July 2018.
 
Thanking You!
Ananda Bahadur Chand
Executive Director