Nagpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the world’s largest science meet ‘Indian Science Congress’(ISC) in Maharashtra’s Nagpur city on January 3, 2023.
PM Modi will inaugurate the 108th edition of ISC-2023, based on the theme ‘Science and Technology for sustainable Development with Women Empowerment’.
RTM Nagpur University gets the second opportunity to host this ISC in 2023.
Dr Subhash Chaudhari, Vice Chancellor of RTM, informed the media that the ISC will be five-day long events and has been divided into 14 sections. Besides the technical deliberations, other major events include Children’s Science Congress, Women’s Science Congress, Science and Society, Farmers’ Science Congress, Tribal Science Congress and Science Exhibitions.
Total, 2758 research papers will be presented during the five-day event.
Two Nobel Laureates Ada Yonath from Israel and Sir Fraser Stoddart, a British Chemist have confirmed their presence for this Indian Science Congress. Several other scientists from various parts of the world will participate in the ISC.
Maharashtra Governor and Chancellor of the University Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Union Miinister Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of State for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Dr Jitendra Singh, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde; Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will be the guests of honour.
A special postal stamp to mark the Indian Science Congress and the centenary year of the University will also be released, he added.