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Indian Science Congress

Current context: The '107th Indian Science Congress' (ISC), will be held from 3rd-7th January 2020 at University of Agricultural Sciences (UASB), Bangalore, Karnataka.
Indian Science Congress 
  • The ISC is a major focal point for scientists, researchers and academicians interested in various aspects of scientific discoveries and technologies and is to be attended by over 15,000 delegates including Nobel laureates, scientists, academicians, students, farmers among others.
  • The five-day-long event aims to bring together science fraternity across the world to discuss scientific innovation and research.
  • There are 28 Plenary Sessions on areas ranging from Crop Improvement towards Food & Nutrition Security, Artificial Intelligence and Medical Technology, Climate Smart Agriculture for Food Security, Materials Science and Technology for Rural Development etc.
  • Other events to be held at ISC include:
    1. For the first time in the history of Indian Science Congress, a Farmers Science Congress is being held with themes ranging from farmers innovation on integrated agriculture and entrepreneurship.
    2. A two-day event ‘Rashtriya Kishore Vaigyanik Sammelana’ will be held at UASB, GKVK as part of the 107th Indian Science Congress on 4th and 5th January 2020.
    3. Vigyan Sancharak Sammelan - 2020 (Science Communicators Meet - 2020) will be held on the theme "Science & Technology: Rural Development ".
    4. Mega Science Exhibition - PRIDE OF INDIA ISC EXPO is a unique platform for organizations from government, private and public sector to showcase their achievements in the field of science and technology.
  • A comprehensive mobile app ISC 2020 UASB, is introduced by the ISCA to provide details of all the sessions.
  • Prof. K S Rangappa is the General President of the Indian Science Congress Association.

Question: 

Q.1 The '107th Indian Science Congress' (ISC), 2019 is being held in which state?
a. Kerala
b. Karnataka
c. Tamil Nadu
d. Odisha
Indian Science Congress Indian Science Congress Reviewed by Neha Verma on January 03, 2020 Rating: 5

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