Filmmaker Benegal advocates for 24-hour Science channel

Mumbai, Jan. 18 (ANI): Veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal on Monday advocated for a 24 hour dedicated Science & Television channel to promote scientific temper.

Addressing a press conference about the upcoming National Science Film Festival at the Nehru Science Centre in Mumbai today, Benegal said, “a dedicated TV channel will go a long way in helping spread of scientific temper and rational thinking among the citizens”.

He said that such a channel is the need of the hour to highlight issues on science, technology, environment, health and hygiene among other things.

“A 24 hour S&T TV channel will be a fitting tribute to late Narendra Dabhgolkar who laid down his life in the pursuit of spreading scientific temper and creating a rational society” Benegal added. (ANI)

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