BENGALURU: The Karnataka Cabinet on Thursday chose to hand over to one acre of land and 26 guntas of prime land in Hebbal to Science Gallery International, – a not-revenue driven association – which will utilize it to build up a science research foundation and a display.

A piece of Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, Science Gallery International will work in a joint effort with the state’s science and innovation office to set up the organization and a display, which will attract researchers intrigued research. Aside from Bengaluru, the venture is additionally being set up in Dublin and Singapore.

Law minister TB Jayachandra said the area had at first been granted to the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), a focal government element, for its exploration organization.

“The land originally belongs to the animal husbandry department, and was leased to IVRI for their research institute. When IVRI said it was planning to use the space for a hostel for its international students, and quarters for its scientists, we declined. We asked them to move these facilities to Rajanakunte, where they have been awarded 110 acres. We have now decided to have the science gallery project here,” Jayachandra added.

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