Bengaluru

Next Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru

Will be held at the GKVK campus from January 3 to 7, 2020

Bengaluru will host the next edition of the Indian Science Congress whose theme is ‘Science and Technology: Rural Development’.

The 107th edition will be organised by the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Kolkata, and will be held at the GKVK campus from January 3 to 7, 2020, and is likely to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Over 20,000 delegates comprising Nobel laureates, renowned scientists, policy makers, and students from across the world are expected to participate. The country’s premier science, technology, and research organisations, including ISRO, DRDO, and BHEL, will exhibit gadgets and devices they have developed.

From agriculture and forestry science to plant sciences, the congress will have 14 thematic areas. Other major events include Children's Congress, Women's Science Congress, and a science exhibition.

For the first time, an exclusive session on ‘Farmers’ Science Congress’ is being held. Farmers from across the country will deliberate on issues related to rural and agricultural development. Paper presentation and e-poster competitions will be held for students, and two will be chosen from each category for an award comprising a prize of ₹25,000.

Further details can be found on the official website: www.isc2020uasb.org

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