Indian Science Congress (ISC) is the Annual meeting of research workers. In this meeting researcher and scientists gather and talk about the latest finding in their research for better society. The Indian Science Congress was started in 1914 in Kolkata. It always happens in the first week of January. It has membership more than 30,000.
What it’s about?
- To advance and promote the cause of science in India
- To hold an annual congress at a suitable place in India
- To publish such proceedings, journals, transactions and other publications as may be considered desirable.
- To secure and manage funds and endowments for the promotion of Science including the rights of disposing of or selling all or any portion of the properties of the Association.
- To do and perform any or all other acts, matters and things as are conductive to, or incidental to, or necessary for, the above objects.
The Silver Jubilee of Indian Science Congress was held at Kolkata in 1983. It was the first time when foreign scientists participated in the Indian Science Congress.
The Science Congress celebrated its Golden Jubilee in October, 1963 at Delhi. Two special publications were brought out :
- A short History of the Indian Science Congress Association.
- Fifty Years of Science in India (in 12 volumes, each volume containing reviews of particular branch of science).
The Diamond Jubilee Session of the Science Congress was held at Chandigarh in 1973. On this occasion two special publications were brought out :
- A Decade (1963-72) Indian Science Congress Association (with life-sketches of General Presidents)
- A Decade(1963-72) of Science in India(in section-wise).
The Platinum Jubilee of Indian Science Congress was celebrated on the Seventy Fifth year of the initiative in 1988. “Indian Science Congress Association-Growth & Activities” was published so as to highlight the programmes of the Association over the years.
106 Indian Science Congress
The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) planned to held the 2019’s Indian Science Congress at Lovely Professional University, Punjab. The last Indian Science Congress which was 105 Indian Science Congress was held in Manipur University.
Lovely Professional University
Lovely Professional University is the India’s biggest private University it is proliferated in 600+ acres. It is located in Jalandhar, Punjab, India. Lovely Professional University was started in 2004 since then it has done a lot to make its name in the list of top Universities.
The 106th Indian Science Congress is going to help in the first week of January from 3-7 in 2019 at Lovely Professional University. This year PM (Prime Minister) of India Mr. Narendra Modi is going to inaugurate the event.