New Delhi, Oct. 10 (ANI): The Embassy of Sweden and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) today jointly inaugurated the Nobel Memorial Wall at the Rajiv Chowk Metro station of here.
The aim of exhibiting this wall is to spread further awareness about all the Nobel Laureates from India and their contribution to the society.
The wall will be on display from 10th October to 16th October 2015 at Rajiv Chowk and ITO Metro stations of the Delhi Metro.
Managing Director of DMRC, Dr. Mangu Singh, and Ambassador of Sweden to India, Harald Sandberg, together unveiled the wall.
Speaking on the occasion, Singh said that the wall is aimed towards making people aware of the contributions made by Nobel Laureates to India.
“It is a matter of pride for us to host the Nobel Memorial Wall with the Embassy of Sweden for fifth year in a row to honour our Nobel Laureates. The contributions of our Nobel laureates have given India recognition all over the world. The Nobel Wall is a unique way to honour them. It also gives an opportunity to our youth to know about our Nobel Laureates while they are on the move at Rajiv Chowk and ITO Metro stations,” he said.
Meanwhile, Sandberg thanked DMRC for the initiative and said that contribution of Indian Nobel Laureates to the world must be remembered.
“The inauguration of the Nobel Wall at Rajiv Chowk has become a tradition to mark the beginning of the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week. I would like to thank DMRC for partnering with us in this initiative where we remember the Indian Nobel Laureates for their contribution to the world,” he said.
The Nobel Memorial Wall at Rajiv Chowk Metro station is designed and installed in a digital format this year. It displays information on Rabindranath Tagore, CV Raman, Hargobind Khorana, Mother Teresa, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Amartya Sen, Venkatraman Ramakrishnan and Kailash Satyarthi in both Hindi and English.
Swedish companies supporting the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week 2015 are ABB, Air France/KLM, Atlas Copco, Camfil, Ericsson, IKEA, Munters, Oriflame, SAAB, Sandvik, Scania, SEB, Swedish Energy Agency, Tetrapak, Volvo Cars and Volvo India. (ANI)