106th edition of the Indian Science Congress (ISC) was inaugurated by PM

Highlights:

  • 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. 
  • The theme of this year’s ISC is - FUTURE INDIA – Science and Technology. 
  • The 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.