Indian Science Congress: Pride of India Expo: VC Message
Dr. S Rajendra Prasad
Vice Chancellor University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore
It gives me a great pleasure to inform you that in association with the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Kolkata, the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru is organizing the 107th Indian Science Congress at GKVK campus. The theme of the congress is "Science & Technology: Rural Development". The Congress is a major focal point for scientists, researchers and academicians interested in various aspects of science discoveries and technologies. The theme chosen for this session of Congress, it is necessary to deliberate upon some major issues and challenges of improving living standards of rural people for their sustainable livelihoods. The ISC at Bengaluru would focus on the role of Science & Technology for the development in India across all section of Society including agricultural and animal sciences.
Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, one of the premier educational institutions of central India, was established in 1923, and hence is celebrating its centennial year of establishment. The premises of the university are spread over 373 acres, which consist of heritage buildings, seven lush green campuses with gardens, enriched biodiversity, and the spiritual antecedent of Tukadoji Maharaj, who impelled the academic culture within the university.
Vigyan Jyot - Flame of Knowledge was conceived on the lines of the Olympic flame. It is a movement dedicated to nurturing scientific temper in the society, especially the youth.