We wish to introduce ourselves namely Ankur Hobby Centre, founded by Mr.Dhananjay Raval as a leading Science & Technology Development Educational Institute. We are imparting training & development programs in the field of Science & Technology since last 24 years in Gujarat and enjoying reputation as a one of the unique & esteemed organization throughout india, Following are few activies.

1. " Do it Yourself " type of science projects are being designed and developed by us for the interest of students who are willing to use it academically or for hobby purpose.

2. We conduct workshop (up to 3days) to train students and teachers for organizing Science- fairs in severals Schools and college successfully. We are also running many Science-Clubs in various schools.

3. Our articles, Science-paper, Books, and Journals are regularly being published and broadcasted in almost all media namely journals, television and radio. Our aim and intension is to create awareness regarding development in the science field and reach to the common people.

4. Apart from Science & Educational projects, we are also developing working models of Astronomy, Aeromodelling, Electronics projects, Scientific Toys, Telescopes etc. These developments are aimed for common people hence it is our policy to make them available at economic and affordable price.

5. We have affiliation with Vigyan Prasar – VIPNET Club (V 1101001)An autonomus organization under the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India. The Indian Planetary Society awarded us Shri Sohanraj Shah Silver Medal on 27th June for our efforts in popularize Science in the Country.

6. We are Life Member of Indian Association Of Physics Teachers

7. We were invited as a Resource Person in yearly 2001,2005,2007 & 2009 National Children Science Congress.

8. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam(Past President of india),Shree Narendra Modi(CM Of Gujarat),Prof.H.C. Verma(IIT Kanpur),Prof. Govind Swarup(Expert in Radio Telescope),Prof.SamarBagchi(Kolkata),Prof.Suresh Agrawal (Nagpur),Prof.Narendra Bhandari( Co ordinator- Chandrayan) etc. have visited our Centre/Workshop and appreciated to our activities.

9. Ankur Hobby Centre is Operating Souvenir Shop & undertaking Science Activities at Science City for last several years.

We have participated in following important events;

(1)International Workshop on Astrophotography and Image Processing-2008 (2)National Workshop On Innovative Physics Teaching 2008,2009 & 2010 (IIT Kanpur) (3)National Science Teacher’s Workshop 2006 & 2010 (ARTBSE,Nagpur) (4)92nd Indian Science Congress – 2005(5)We are also organize an International Workshop On Total Solar Eclips 2009 and we are organizer of Amateur Astronomer’s Meet since 2002.

We are recognized as conducting science activities for last 25 years.