National Bal Bhavan is an institution which aims at enhancing the creative potential of children by providing them various activities, opportunities and common platform to interact, experiment, create and perform according to their age, aptitude and ability. It offers a barrier-free environment with immense possibilities of innovation, minus any stress or strain.

Located at Kotla Road, near I.T.O., New Delhi, it caters to children between the age group of 5 to 16 years. Bal Bhavan is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD). It remains closed on Sundays, Mondays and Gazetted Holidays. The timings are from 9 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. ( Note : Time for opening of Ticket Window is from 9:15 a. m to 4:30 p.m.). National Bal Bhavan will remain closed for visitors from 25 May to 30 June 2019.

National Bal Bhavan will remain closed to public from November 13 to 16, 2019 for National Children's Assembly


Inauguration of The Facilitation cum Publicity Pavilion of the India Air Force At The National Children's Museum of National Bal Bhavan

The distinguished guests Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Honourable Union Minister of MHRD, Shri Sanjay Dhotre, MOS, MHRD and Chief of Air Staff B.S. Dhanoa (PVSM, AVSM, YSM, VM, ADC) Indian Air Force (IAF) officially opened the grand Facilitation cum Publicity Pavilion of the Indian Air Force. Honourable Minister Dr. Nishank addressed a gathering of more than 2500 children and teachers. He said Bal Bhavan is a heaven for children and he was extremely happy to see the gathering and he whole heartedly motivated the children to develop love for the country.

A cultural programme was put up after the inauguration by the jubilant and bubbly children of the performing art section of National Bal Bhavan. The dance and music by these children was a heart warming and joyous performance to celebrate the occasion with 2500 children, the Chief of Air staff and other dignitaries from, IAF and MHRD. The NCC also supported in the inaugural programme to maintain discipline and honor the Union Ministe r of HRD and the Chief of Air Staff.

The Indian Air Force has installed a self-interactive Facilitation cum Publicity Pavilion at the National Bal Bhavan, New Delhi in its endeavour to connect to more than 7.5 Lakh children visiting the venue annually and to showcase the prowess of the IAF, the State of Art and versatile assets available in the IAF and in turn igniting the thought of choosing IAF as a career option.The Facilitation cum Publicity Pavilion is a unique technologically advanced set up broadly comprising of a Flying Simulator, a self interactive career information Kiosk, a selfie point with fore drop of points in G suit and flying overall mannequins with special clothing. LED displays running videos related to IAF excercises/operations, models of IAF aircraft, digital flexes etc., all laid out in an appealing manner.

The Indian Air Force also launched its latest 3D Mobile game on Air Combat first Phase of the game (Single Player Campaign) on 31st July, 2019 in its endeavour to consolidate its connect and online presence via a mobile application. The mobile application “ Indian Air Force” would highlight various missions and air combat scenarios undertaken by the IAF in an appealing manner that would fascinate the tech savvy generation.




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