India International Science Festival

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Overview:

The 9th edition of the India International Science Festival (IISF) 2023 will be held at Faridabad, Haryana from January 17th-20th, 2024.

About India International Science Festival

  • It will be held at the Campus of Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) and Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) of Department of Biotechnology in Faridabad.
  • Theme: 'Science and Technology Public Outreach in Amrit Kaal'.
  • IISF 2023 aims to provide a platform for inspiring the public at large and individuals with diverse levels of interests like students, educators, scientists, researchers, industry professionals, entrepreneurs and science communicators.
  • IISF 2023 will have a total of 17 themes to showcase scientific achievements offering diverse benefits to participants and the general public.
  • The IISF is dedicated towards fostering creativity in Science, Technology and Innovation for the advancement of prosperous India.
  • It is an initiative of the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Earth Sciences in association with Vijnana Bharati.
  • Since 2015, the IISF has hosted eight editions in different geographical regions of India and expanded as a mega science festival.
  • In 2021, the Department of Space and the Department of Atomic Energy became an integral part of IISF.

Q1) What is Vijnana Bharati (Vibha)?

It is a prominent science movement in India focused on promoting and nurturing the scientific temperament and knowledge in society. It was established in 1991 by a group of scientists, technologists, and thinkers with the vision to integrate Indian knowledge systems with modern science and technology.

Source: 9th India International Science Festival (IISF) 2023 to be held at Faridabad, Haryana from January 17th-20th, 2024