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Himachal CM lays stone of planetarium

Posted on Aug 29 2014 | IANS

Shimla, Aug 29 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Friday laid the foundation stone of a planetarium at Shoghi on the outskirts of Shimla to be constructed at the cost of Rs.11 crore, an official said here.

The planetarium will comprise a remote sensing centre which would help study glaciers and rivers, a government spokesperson told IANS.

It would also have a science museum, a biodiversity park and laboratories.

He said this would be one among a few planetariums in the country where the visitors would be able to get themselves acquainted with the planetary system.

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