PM Narendra Modi Ji has inaugurated the 102nd edition of Indian Science Congress 2015 at the Mumbai University. The theme for this year event is Science and Technology for Human Development. The main aim of this session is to bring together eminent scientists and research scholars to popularize science and foster a scientific temperament.
More than 12 thousand delegates around the globe are going to participate in the session. The congress session edition will cover a wide range of topics like Agriculture and forestry, veterinary science, earth science, environment, engineering, information & communication, computer sciences, mathematics, medicine, biology, physics and plant sciences.
Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA)
The ISCA is a scientific organisation of India started in the year 1914 with headquarters at Kolkata, West Bengal. It meets annually in the first week of January every year. The membership strength of this organization exceeds 30,000 eminent scientists.
The first meeting of the congress was held on January 1914 at the premises of the Asiatic Society, Calcutta. A total of one hundred and five scientists from different parts of India and abroad attended it.