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India International Science Festival, 2021

  • 18 Nov 2021
  • 2 min read

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The Union Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) has recently launched the 7th edition of the India International Science Festival (IISF).

Key Points

  • About:
    • Launched in 2015, IISF is an annual event considered to be the biggest platform in the country which brings together students, the public, researchers, innovators and artists from around the globe to experience the joy of doing science for the wellbeing of people and humanity.
  • Organised by:
  • Nodal Agency:
  • Theme for 2021:

Vijnana Bharati

  • Swadeshi Science Movement was started in Indian Institute of Science- Bengaluru by a few eminent scientists under the guidance of Prof. K I Vasu.
    • This movement gradually gained momentum and emerged as an organization with national presence.
  • In 1991, it was decided to launch the Swadeshi Science Movement at all India Level and named it Vijnana Bharati.
  • One of the objectives is to motivate young scientists towards greater creativity and originality.
  • It is headquartered in New Delhi.

Source: DTE

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