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102nd Indian Science Congress held in Mumbai

Jan 8, 2015 10:13 IST

The 102nd Indian Science Congress (ISC) was held from 3 January to 7 January 2015 in Mumbai. The theme of the ISC was Science and Technology for Human Development.

The 102 ISC was inaugurated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The ISC was organized by the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) in association with University of Mumbai.

Nobel Laureates, eminent scientists, technology experts and research students from India and abroad were participated the Indian Science Congress.

Ancient sciences through Sanskrit, Ancient Indian aviation technology, Biodiversity conservation, Space application, clean energy systems and other topics were discussed. Science and Technology in SAARC Countries and issue of Genetically Modified (GM) crops in India were also discussed.

Besides, Children’s Science Congress, Women’s Science Congress and Science Exhibition were also organised. The Children’s Science Congress was inaugurated by the former President APJ Abdul Kalam.

101th Indian Science Congress was held in Jammu with the theme: Innovations in Science & Technology for Inclusive Development in February 2014.

About Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA)
ISCA was established in Kolkata in 1914. ISCA was conceived with an objective of advancing, promoting and furthering the cause of science in India, thus stimulating scientific research in India.

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Who: 102nd Indian Science Congress

Where: Mumbai

What: Held

When: 7 January 2015

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