The quality of science material available in our country is mediocre which acts as a barrier in making science popular. This has also hindered the process of development of a scientific temper in people. As a solution to this ,Srotea monthly science magazine was started in 1989. Srote is a weekly feature service on topics in science and technology for newspapers and magazines.Effforts are made to present news from all over the world in a simple language . Delivered to over 350 subscribers, each news snippet and feature article in Srote is picked up approximately five times. The weeklies are then compiled as a magazine each month.