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PM to inaugurate 101st Indian Science Congress on Feb 3

The grass-root session on 'Rural Innovators' of 101 Indian Science Congress (ISC) scheduled to be held from February 3 to 7 will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on February 3 at the University of Jammu.

india Updated: Jan 22, 2014 19:40 IST
HT Correspondent

The grass-root session on 'Rural Innovators' of 101 Indian Science Congress (ISC) scheduled to be held from February 3 to 7 will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on February 3 at the University of Jammu.

The congress is being organised under the patronage of Governor of the state and chancellor of the University NN Vohra, chief minister Omar Abdullah in association with Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA).

Based on the theme "Innovations in Science and Technology for Inclusive Development" it will be the greatest event in the history of Jammu University.

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam, International Council for Science president Professor Y Lee, Farid Murad, national luminaries from different streams of science, and leaders of many science academies from other countries are expected to participate in this congress.

The five-day congress will provide a platform for discussion on the recent developments in the field of science and technology in the country and around the world.

The event will have 14 sessions. A special symposia on Jammu and Kashmir titled 'Science and Technology Imperatives and Opportunities for Sustainable Development of J&K' will also be held during the event.
Meanwhile, the auditorium and other locations where various events of the congress will be held are complete.