New Delhi :-
The India International Science Festival (IISF) 2023 is set for an event, “Face to Face with New Frontiers of Science and Technology” for the youth of the nation to contribute in the positioning the country as a global leader in the field of Science and Technology (S&T).The event is going to take place on 17th, 19th, and 20th January 2024 at the Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) – Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) campus, Faridabad (Haryana).
With science and technology continuously evolving to meet the increasing needs of people it becomes important to put focus on collaboration for knowledge expansion further contributing to the progress of the society. The theme of green technology underlines the potential for innovation, specifically in the field of engineering, agriculture, veterinary care, and health. The exciting areas, such as space exploration, green energy, artificial intelligence (AI), and robotics spark interest among the youths. These areas develop scientific curiosity among the younger generation and drive exploration in the field of agro-technology, medicine, nanotechnology, genetics, and many more providing innovative solutions and benefits to the society.
Face to Face will give an opportunity for direct interactions among the students, researchers, and eminent personalities who are exceptionally brilliant in various fields of science and technology (S&T). The personalities belong from academia, research, and industry.The objective is to encourage the youth of the nation to become a leader in the field of S&T and position India as a global leader. The initiative is helpful to motivate students in pursuing science, technology, and research as a career. Additionally, the knowledge gained from the eminent personalities will help in shaping the future vision of India, will ensure access to technology, and the benefits of technology through collective efforts is reaped by people from every nook and corner of the society. The Indian National Science Academy (INSA), National Innovation Foundation (NIF) – India, and Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA) are the coordinating organisations of the event.
The Science Media Communication Cell (SMCC) at CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication & Policy Research (NIScPR) is coordinating and facilitating the media publicity of the India International Science Festival (IISF) 2023. The key objective of the SMCC is to disseminate and showcase R&D breakthroughs and scientific achievements of India on various platforms of media.