"It is a very innovative concept by which, we can ignite scientific learning and I am sure this new initiative will further encourage young bright minds in remote parts of India to learn better and faster," Minister of State for Power and Coal Piyush Goyal said.

NTPC is introducing Mobile Science Lab (MSL), a vehicle fitted with LCD TV carrying working science models emphasising curiosity-based learning for children in rural India.

It is an initiative to revolutionise rural education and make hands-on learning accessible amongst underprivileged children, an official statement said.

The three mobile service labs were flagged off by the Power Minister in the presence of P K Sinha, Secretary (Power), NTPC CMD Arup Roy Choudhury, U P Pani, Director (HR) and senior officials of Ministry of Power and NTPC.

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