The annual event of India International Science Festival (IISF) 2019 is jointly organised by the technology and science related ministries and Departments of the Indian Government and Vijnana Bharati. This year the event will held at Biswa Bangla Convention Centre Kolkata and prime minister Narender Modi inaugurated through video-conference.
India International Science Festival (IISF) 2019 will be a four-day event and Minister for Science and Technology, Earth Sciences and Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan, along with several other Ministers and state science and technology ministers, dignitaries and scientists, academicians and government officials will be part of the event. According to the IISF official tweet, the event has successfully achieved the Guinness World Records for the Largest astrophysics assembling of spectroscopes with participation of more than 1598 students at science city, Kolkata.
Prime Minister Narender Modi urged the students to come out with ideas where science can improve daily lives and make it easier for people. He said to keep in mind the international standards and regulations and goal should be ‘long term benefit, long term solutions’. He admired that the festival was being held on CV Raman’s Birth anniversary which is on 07th November and on 30th November which is Jagdish Chandra Bose’s Birth anniversary.
The festival is being organized in the land of individuals who have served humanity with their contribution in the science and technology field. You can get more details on https://www.scienceindiafest.org/ .
PM Modi also applauded to the theme of the festival of year 2019 – RISEN India which means Research, innovation and Science Empowering the Nation.
There is tweet from PMO too, “The prime objective of the festival is to instil scientific temper among citizens, showcase India’s contribution in the field of S&T and encourage to educate its benefits to people. The aim of it is to build a strategy for inclusive advancement of Science and Technology”
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