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107th Indian Science Congress

  • 03 Jan 2020
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Recently, the Prime Minister has inaugurated 107th Indian Science Congress.

  • It is scheduled to take place between January 3-7, at the University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS) in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

Key Points

  • The theme of the congress for 2020 is “Science & Technology: Rural Development”.
  • Indian Science Congress is a major focal point for scientists, researchers and academicians interested in various aspects of scientific discoveries and technologies.
  • The previous (2019) session 106th edition was held at Lovely Professional University (LPU) in Jalandhar, Punjab.

Indian Science Congress

  • The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) owes its origin to the foresight and initiative of two British Chemists, namely, Professor J. L. Simonsen and Professor P.S. MacMahon.
  • The first meeting of the Congress was held from January 15-17, 1914 at the premises of the Asiatic Society, Calcutta.

Source: ET

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