Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh today while briefing the media about the upcoming 9th India International Science Festival (IISF) said, India’s global supremacy will be determined by its scientific prowess.
He said that the recent twin achievements of Chandrayaan-3 and Covid vaccine have placed India’s scientific community at par with international benchmarks.
Dr Jitendra Singh said, the Science Festival will be celebrated at three levels, –
First, the number of success stories which are of global implications, will be shared with key stakeholders like Startups, Industry bodies, Innovators, Researchers, Students and scientific community from India and abroad;
Second, we are at the same page now in major global scientific breakthroughs as the National Quantum Mission recently announced, is having the R&D with an elite league of six other countries.
The Third reason mentioned by the S&T Minister is that India has set an example before the world that scientific research is meant for development purposes and more so, in the last almost ten years, almost all the Flagship Schemes have the footprint of Science, Technology and Innovation.
The 9th edition of the India International Science Festival (IISF) 2023 will be held at Faridabad, Haryana from January 17th-20th, 2024, under the theme’Science and Technology Public Outreach in Amrit Kaal’.