The first Bengali essay on science was being published in 1818 in the magazine called Digdarshan with an initiative of the Christian missionaries of Sreerampur. Kolkata Book society also took major initiatives to publish science related journal in the year 1812.But science communication should not be confined within the framework of magazines. It can be asserted that science communication became possible from the day on which people of Bengal could feel the essence of science and Bengali simultaneously. But the main thrust of our paper is the progression of science communication in Bengal during post-independence era.

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Science communication in West Bengal
Role of mass media

Tapati Basu   Department of Journalism & Mass Communication, University of Calcutta

Arnab Kr Banerjee   Department of Journalism & Mass Communication, Vivekananda College, Thakurpukur

Anirban Basu Roy Chowdhuri   Department of Journalism & Mass Communication, Derozio Memorial College

The first Bengali essay on science was being published in 1818 in the magazine called Digdarshan with an initiative of the Christian missionaries of Sreerampur. Kolkata Book society also took major initiatives to publish science related journal in the year 1812.But science communication should not be confined within the framework of magazines. It can be asserted that science communication became possible from the day on which people of Bengal could feel the essence of science and Bengali simultaneously. But the main thrust of our paper is the progression of science communication in Bengal during post-independence era.

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