106th edition of the Indian Science Congress (ISC) was inaugurated by PM
- The 106th edition of the Indian Science Congress (ISC)
was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
- This annual
congregation of the top scientific minds of the country is being hosted by Lovely Professional University (Phagwara) institution.
- The 5-day
event was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 3 January 2019.
theme of this year’s ISC is - FUTURE INDIA – Science and Technology.
Congress will conclude on 7 January 2019.
- ISC is an annual event hosted by the Indian Science Congress
Association (ISCA), a premier scientific organisation of India with
headquarters at Kolkata, West Bengal.
- The association started in the year 1914
in Kolkata and it meets annually in the first week of January.
- It has a
membership of more than 30,000 scientists.