IISF-2021 Curtain Razor Launched
- 24 Nov 2021
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Why in News?
- The Curtain Razor of India International Science Festival (IISF) 2021 was launched by Om Prakash Sakhlecha, Minister of Science & Technology and MSME, at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on 23rd November, 2021.
- This festival was organized under the joint aegis of Madhya Pradesh Council of Science and Technology and Madhya Pradesh Private University Regulatory Commission.
- This time the festival will be organized in both virtual and direct mode. The celebration will also highlight the contribution of Indian scientists on the occasion of 75 years of independence.
- Dr. Anil Kothari, Director General of Madhya Pradesh Science Council said that this is the biggest science festival in Asia.
- The five pillars of the science festival are Freedom Struggle (it will introduce Indian scientists associated with the freedom struggle), Ideas at Seventy Five (inviting new ideas from the youth), Achievements at Seventy Five (in this 75 years of achievements), Action at Seventy Five (It will have 75 action plans for New India), Resolve at Seventy Five (It will have 75 resolutions for self-reliant India).
- Chief Scientist of the Council Dr. Rakesh Kumar Arya told in the presentation on IISF 2021 that the 7th Science Festival will be held in Panaji from 10-13 December. There will be 12 events including Science Film and Science Literature Festival and Mega Science and Technology Expo exhibition will also be organized.