India International Science Festival 2016
Program Date: 7th-11th December, 2016
Venue: New Delhi, India
The series of India International Science Festival (IISF) is an integral part of India’s long term vision in developing and widening the spectrum of scientific temper in India and abroad. To display India’s contribution in the field of S&T and to motivate the young scientists to find solutions to the burning issues of our society; the 1st IISF was held at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) New Delhi in December, 2015.The festival primarily aimed to involve and include commoners
with a view to improve their scientific understanding, temperament and appreciation for various feats in science & technology by showcasing Indian achievements. Indeed, the event was a great success with the participation of more than 3000 young scientists across the country. The mega S&T expo attracted more than 3 Lakh people. VIBHA has become the Guinness Book World Record Holder for the successful conduct of the ‘Largest Practical Science Lesson’ by 2000 students from prestigious schools of Delhi.
In this background, the Ministry of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Govt. of India and Vijnana Bharati, have planned to organise the 2nd IISF-2016 jointly at CSIR-NPL & IARI campus from December 7-11, 2016.
The 2nd India International Science Festival- 2016 aims to communicate Science and Technology to masses, provide a platform to people & scientists. Further, it supports to make innovation useful for the people and develop technology that is affordable to the masses. The programme also aims to stimulate scientific temper and orchestrates such efforts throughout the country.
Official Link: http://scienceindiafest.org
Deadline: 30th November, 2016
Criteria: Applicant should be an active in field of science and research and having a great interest in basic Sciences.
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