Science and tech fest from Dec 10 to 13

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Science and tech fest from Dec 10 to 13

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Panaji: The seventh edition of the India International Science Festival (IISF), a four-day event, will be held in Goa from December 10 to 13 in a hybrid mode. At the curtain raiser of IISF-2021, held in the state capital, chief minister Pramod Sawant said that all people, especially the students from secondary schools to postgraduate level, should visit the mega expo. “It will be a one time opportunity to familiarise with the technological achievements of our country,” he said. A joint initiative of the ministry of science and technology, ministry of earth sciences (MoES), CSIR, Vijnana Bharati and the Swadeshi Science Movement, the festival will feature 11 programmes and will have delegates participating from across the world. The mega expo will be held at SAG ground, Campal in Panaji, with all the research laboratories under CSIR, MoES and other research organisations such as Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and many others. “The festival is conceptualised as a celebration of science to promote skill development, innovation, self reliance, confidence and pride of our country, its heritage and achievements,” said Jayant Sahasrabudhe, national organising secretary at Vijnana Bharati.