105th Indian Science Congress Expo
16th to 20th March 2018

Manipur University, Imphal

About ISC

 

Inauguration

The 105th session of the prestigious Indian Sciecne Congress (ISC) is schedulewd from 16-20 March 2018 at the sprawling campus of Manipur University, Imphal, Manipur.

It's an honor for the Manipur University to host this event for the first time.  As per the precedence, Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi shall inaugurate the 105th session on March 16, 2018 in the august presence of thousands of national/international delegates including Eminent Scientist, Nobel Laureates, Dignitaries, former ISCA General Presidents, Industry Leaders, Policy Makers, Innovators and Academicians.

 

Focal Theme  

Reaching the Unreached Through Science & Technology:

 

India has made exceptional advances in various branches of science and has imprinted its niche as a forthcoming ‘science hub’ in general with special presence in the fields of space research, traditional and alternative medicines, computer science and basic sciences. The fruits of scientific advances need to be equally valued by each and every citizen. It is crucial that science touches, influences and ushers in a positive change among scores of individuals who were denied the comforts of scientific advancements due to multitude of reasons.

 

It is certainly a matter to deliberate over as to why, regardless of huge achievement in science and technology throughout this century, more than one-fourth of the world's population is still living in utter poverty with the gap between the rich and the poor still extending. We are privileged today that the current leadership in the country has been trying to accelerate development with inclusion and equality with action plans for employment generation strategies, quality health education, good governance, farmer centric issues, connectivity through Digital India and allied sectors, Swachha Bharat and Ganga rejuvenation, energy conservation, 'Make in India' through skill development besides many other plans of action. The theme of 105th Indian Science Congress, ‘Reaching the unreached through Science and Technology’ shall deliberate upon the value of taking science to each and every citizen of India.

 

Host University

 

Manipur University was established on 5th June, 1980 under the Manipur University Act. 1980 (Manipur Act 8 of 1980), as a teaching cum-affiliating university at Imphal with territorial jurisdiction over the whole of the state of manipur and it was converted into a central university w.e.f. 13/10/2005. The Manipur University Act No 54 of 2005 received the assent of the President on 28/12/2005.

Located at Canchipur, Imphal, the capital city of Manipur. The university campus is spread over an area of 287 acres in the historic canchipur which is the site of the old palace of Manipur "The Langthabal Konung" (Palace), Which was established by Maharaja Ghambhir Singh in 1827 AD just after the libration of manipur from burmese occupation. Maharaja Gambhir Singh took his last breath at Canchipur. Canchipur is also the Birth Place of Dr. Lamabam Kamal, a renowned poet of Manipur.

 

 





THE VENUE : Manipur University, Imphal

Imphal is the capital city of the Indian state of Manipur. Ruins of the Palace of Kangla, the royal seat of the erstwhile Kingdom of Manipur, are in the city Centre, surrounded by a moat. Imphal has a untouched charm surrounding its natural beauty, sceneries and landscapes as well as a significant history leaving hints of the past around the city. A number of tourist destinations which include INA memorial, Manipur state museum, Kangla Fort, Langthabal, war cemeteries, Shri Govindjee temple, Waithou, Loktal lake, Manipur Zoological gardens and Keibul Lamjao National park makes Imphal a major visiting place.

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