SRM varsity hosts Indian science congress at RTM Nagpur University

HYDERABAD: Pro Vice Chancellor of SRM University-AP, Prof. D. Narayana Rao, convened a plenary session titled ‘India @ 2030: Science & Technology — Opportunities and Challenges’ during the 108th Indian Science Congress (ISC) at RTM Nagpur University. The focal theme was ‘Science & Technology: Development with women empowerment.’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had virtually addressed the gathering after inaugurating it.

The session emphasised on the country’s potential to be a global science and technology leader by 2047

Dr S. Chandrasekhar, secretary, department of science & technology, spoke on ‘Science and technology towards sustainable technologies’.

Prof. Narayana Rao and Dr Vijay Laxmi Saxena, general president of ISC, conferred the prestigious Ashutosh Mukherjee award on Prof. Ajay Kumar Sood, principal scientific adviser (PSA) to the government of India.

Students, scientists and research experts from across the country attended the five-day event. They and appreciated the awareness centre set up by SRM University at the Edu Vision pavilion.

The ISC hosted plenary sessions, sectional committee programmes and a mega science exhibition “Pride of India ISC Expo” showcasing cutting-edge technologies, scientific products and services, initiatives and vision for diverse fields like education, defence, space, life sciences and healthcare, agriculture and food processing, energy, environment, ICT and BFSI.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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