Launched in 1952, Vigyan Pragati has entered the 67 year of its publication in 2019. Vigyan Pragati endeavours to familiarize its readers with important current events/issues in the field of science in an easy-to-understand manner. The keen interest of the readers is well evident by their feedback through the incessant inflow of letters. Articles from experts were published on several topical issues to apprise readers of the latest developments.
With its theme as “Science for common man”, it presents objectively the contributions of Indian S&T in different fields of human welfare as well as their impact on society. Vigyan Pragati publishes special numbers on various topical issues. How popular this magazine is, can easily be gauged by its circulation which stands today highest amongst all Indian popular science magazines. More than 10 to 11 lakh readers of this magazine are located in far flung areas of the country and a few across the boundaries of India.