PM to inaugurate Indian Science Congress on January 3
The theme of the 106th Science Congress is Future India is Science & Technology. So, with the help of the S&T, the Farmers shall be benefited with the power of Sun and with the biotechnology, new varieties of the fruits and vegetables shall be available.
The theme for ISC-2019 is ‘Future India-Science and Technology‘ and it will be hosted by the Lovely Professional University (PLU), Jalandhar from January 3-7, a statement said. During the five-day-long ISC, around 100 plus conferences and events of scientific and technological origin will also be held, where scientists, senior officials from DRDO, ISRO, Department of Science and Technology, AIIMS, UGC, AICTE, and many elite universities of the US, UK, India and other countries will participate, the statement added.
The Children’s Science Congress will be inaugurated on Friday. Near 150 science projects finalised by the DST are to be showcased, and children will also have the opportunity to listen, interact with eminent scientists and nobel laureates.
On the third day of ISC, two-day Science Communicators‘ Meet 2019 will be inaugurated, where the main aim will be to brainstorm ways of dissemination of scientific information and inculcation of scientific attitude among masses. The Women’s Science Congress, to be inaugurated on January 5 will showcase the contribution of women in science, technology and the society.
According to official estimates, as many as 30,000 delegates including eminent scientists, science policymakers, administrators, young researchers and school children would participate in the 4-day meet and associated meetings, such as children’s science congress, women’s science congress and science communicators’ meet.