Egra Organisation for the Cultivation of Science (O.C.S.) was established on 24th October , 1984 for inculcating the spirit of science among young learners and rural folks. It is registered under the societies registration act of Govt. of west Bengal having registration number S/78096 . The organisation is also affiliated to Vigyan Prasar Network under Department of Science And Technology , Govt. of India having Affiliation No. V3212344 . The O.C.S. is also associated with activities of Indian Association Of Physics Teachers (IAPT) and All India Science Teachers Association .
We are sincerely devoted to popularise science and propagate scientific concepts among young generation through following activities . i) To organise Science Exhibition ,workshops with experimental demonstration and symposia . ii) To organise Telescopic sky watching camps. iii) To organise Slide show and science based Magic And Miracles show . iv) Training programmes on low cost teaching aids making at schools . v) Arrangement of free health checkup and medicine distribution camps . vi) General awareness campaigns . vii) To continue Pratiphalan Pathagar and Centre for Elementary experiments at Egra . viii) To publish science periodical (Pratiphalan ) , books , booklets by Pratiphalan Publication . ix) To conduct “Test for Scientific Taste “ to promote habits of text book reading ,and growing healthy competitive attitude for the preparation of different Entrance Examination . x) To organise Science fair , Science Festival , and celebration of Important National And International Days . xi) To promote afforestation , control of population and pollution . xii) To adopt social services programmes , computer literacy and poverty eradication programme . xiii) Miscellaneous activities helpful for rural upliftment .