Nobel Memorial Wall inaugurated at DMRC's Rajiv Chowk station
By VJ Media Bureau - October 03, 2016
The Nobel Memorial Wall at Rajiv Chowk Metro station is designed and installed in a digital format, displaying information the contribution of the Nobel Laureates
The Embassy of Sweden and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Ltd have jointly inaugurated the Nobel Memorial Wall at the Rajiv Chowk Metro station of the Delhi Metro network. The aim of exhibiting this wall is to spread further awareness about all the Nobel Laureates from India and their contribution to society. The wall is on display during October 1-7 at Rajiv Chowk and NOIDA City Centre Metro stations of the Delhi Metro.
The Nobel Memorial Wall at Rajiv Chowk Metro station is designed and installed in a digital format, displaying information the contribution of the Nobel Laureates. The wall also has an audio commentary giving insights into the work of Rabindranath Tagore, CV Raman, Hargobind Khorana, Mother Teresa, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Amartya Sen, Venkatraman Ramakrishnan and Kailash Satyarthi.
Dr Mangu Singh, Managing Director, DMRC and Mr. Harald Sandberg, Ambassador of Sweden to India, together unveiled the Wall.
Speaking at the occasion, Dr Mangu Singh, Managing Director, DMRC, said: “The inauguration of the Nobel Memorial Wall at Rajiv Chowk Metro station has become a tradition to mark the beginning of the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week. This is sixth year in a row that the Wall is displayed at Rajiv Chowk station. This being an interchange station provides the opportunity to large number of people using the station to know and get inspiration from our Nobel Laureates. I would like to thank the Swedish Embassy for partnering with us in this initiative where we remember the Indian Nobel Laureates for their contribution to the world.”
“I am delighted to continue the tradition of exhibiting the Nobel Prize winners and the great minds that India has given the world for the sixth year in a row. On the eve of the tenth anniversary of Nobel Week celebrations in India, I would like to thank DMRC for partnering with us in this initiative where we remember the Indian Nobel Laureates for making outstanding contribution to the world,”, said Mr Harald Sandberg, Ambassador of Sweden to India.
Swedish companies supporting the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week 2016 are ABB, Altas Copco, Ericsson, IKEA, SAAB, Scania, SEB, Tetra Pak, Volvo Cars and Volvo Group and the SME partners are: Blueair, Camfil and CleanMotion. The Embassy also partners with KLM/ Air France for the Nobel week.