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BORL received the award for First Best Pavilion at Bhopal Vigyan Mela 2018

12 Feb 2018 | BORL

The 7th edition of the Bhopal Vigyan Mela was organized from 9th to 12th February 2018 at BHEL Dussehra Ground, Bhopal. The theme for the Bhopal Vigyan Mela was “Innovation, Development & Achievements”. Mela was inaugurated by the honorable Governor of Madhya Pradesh Smt.  Anandiben Mafatbhai Patel. This year BORL showcased its contribution in development of community, environment and its achievements and innovations in varied fields. 

The BVM 2018 dignitaries appreciated the displays at the stall and expressed their happiness at the contributions, achievements and innovations being made by BORL. The refinery operations were depicted by means of models which showed the crude distillation process and a refinery prototype. This helped to demonstrate fractional distillation of crude at refinery. This attractive model was a crowd puller. The school and college students crowding the stall in large numbers.  

In keeping with the spirit of the Mela, BORL also showcased the BORL Science Express Van and interactive science models, its flagship project to promote science in rural areas around the Bina Refinery. The Science Express Van is a flagship project being implemented by BORL in partnering of Agastya International Foundation in rural area around refinery was an object of great curiosity. 

The visitors of the Mela thronged to our interactive science models, refinery prototype, refining process model and product display set up at our stall. The stall had a lot of interactive experiments in physics, chemistry and biology which engaged visitors. Some of these experiments included the solar/lunar eclipses, earth movement, periscope, a model of a human body with removable part, low cost models to demonstrate buoyancy, pressure, temperature, optical illusion etc.  

In four days’ event around 5500 people visited BORL stall and all were explained about crude distillation, refinery plant & operations, BORLs’ innovations and achievements, BORLs’ contribution in development of community and environment. The visitors visited our stall had commended the efforts put by BORL in development of community and environment.  

For its untiring efforts, BORL received the award of the “1st Best Pavilion at the Bhopal Vigyan Mela 2018”. This was a recognition to the pioneering work being done by BORL in promoting the energy needs of India and ushering in inclusive development and innovations.  

Kudos Team BORL (BVM 2018)