PRIDE OF INDIA EXPO
Mega Science Exhibition - PRIDE OF INDIA ISC EXPO
The Pride of India (PoI) Expo organized concurrently with the Indian Science Congress was a confluence of new ideas, innovations and products encompassing the entire canvas of scientific world. The theme of Congress this year is ‘Science and Technology: Rural Development’. The expo showcased cutting-edge technologies, scientific products and services, achievements, innovations, initiatives and vision for future of India's leading public and private organizations, Central and State Governments, PSUs, research labs, institutions dealing with education, defence, space, life sciences & healthcare, agriculture & food processing, energy, environment, ICT and BFSI etc. It was a splendid display of path breaking R &D initiatives and achievements by the participating organisations.
The pavilions put up by CSIR, DRDO, ICMR, DST, GSI, Income Tax, MoES, FSSAI, NHAI, NMDC, Host State etc were highly appreciated by all the dignitaries and visitors. The Host State Pavilion by Karnataka State brought about the initiatives of various departments of the state. The live telecast by KSHEC was the highlight of the pavilion.
The PoI Expo was spread over an area of approx. 20,000 sq. meter with the participation of over 200 organizations. The well-lit and ventilated pavilions with best infrastructure were the others highlights of the Expo.
Major Constituent of Science Congress
Technical Sessions | Plenary Sessions | Vision Talks | Panel Discussions | Vigyan Sancharak Sammelan | Public Lectures | Pride of India Expo | Children Science Congress | Genesis- Symposium | Cultural Programme | Valedictory Function | Vigyan Jyot.
Food & Nutrition | Rural Technology | Chemistry | Nanotechnology | Agriculture and Horticulture Sciences | Animal and Fishery Sciences | Agriculture Engineering | Biodiversity | Biotechnology | Energy System | Environmental Science | Medical Sciences | Electronic Sector | Climate Change | Space Science and Technology | ICT | Transportation | Child Health Care | Water Management | Technologies for Physically Challenged etc.
Who Should Participate:
Agriculture and Horticulture Sciences, Animal and Fishery Sciences, Agriculture Engineering, Corporate, R&D Organizations, Central & State Governments, Public Sector Undertakings, Academic Institutions, Instrumentation Cos, IT & Biotech Cos, Agri& Horticulture Cos, Processing Units, Healthcare Cos, Food and Nutrition, Space Technology Telecommunication, Transport, Infrastructure, Remote Sensing, Insurance, Oil & Mining Cos, S&T Organisations and Parks, Environmental & Clean Tech Cos, Defence and Allied Organizations, NGOs, Media & Publishing Cos, Banks and Financial Institutions, Social & Cultural organizations, Museums, SMEs, Experts, Consultants, MSME Start-up etc.
The best states pavilion provides unique opportunities for India's states to showcase their various initiatives, progress and core competencies for other to emulate. Almost all leading states have participated in the earlier editions of POI expo, namely; Meghalaya, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Tripura, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Punjab, Goa, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Bihar, Jharkhand etc.
India's leading R&D institutions find this as the best platform to showcase their latest work and initiatives in various fields like Agriculture, Horticulture, Industrial Research, Medicine, Biotech, Food and Nutrition, IT, Space, Aerospace, Defence, Sports, Infrastructure, ICT and education, like CSIR, DRDO, ISRO, DSIR, DBT, ICAR, DST, ICMR, NAL, ClRI, Botanical Survey of India, Geological Survey, ICFRE, Forest etc .
PSUs & Corporate:
Pride of India Expo' offers an excellent platform for PSUs & Corporate that have made India proud through their products, technologies, research and services. Be it Automobile or Engineering, Entertainment or Electronics, Chemical, Petrochemical or Environment, Infrastructure, Banking, Insurance, Information Technology, Biotechnology etc, like SAIL, BEE, Coffee Board, Coconut Development Board, Coir Board, Tea Board, Midhani, NIFTEM, HPCL, ONGC, NTPC, FMC, MCX, NABARD, APEDA, IFFCO, CPWD, Indian Airlines, BSNL, DAVP, HAL, Power Grid , NMDC, Nayveli - Lignite Corporation limited, Coal India, PCRA, Oil India, KVIC, BHEL, STPI, Power Finance Corporation, NHAI, NCSM, IGNOU, TEDA, Coconut Development Board, ANERT, C- Dac, CPCB, Controller General Patent, RINL, IIT Madras , NIPER, PNB, IOCL, IOCL (R&D) FICCI, MPEDA, HSWCL, PPVFRA, ALIMCO, NIOH, AYJNIHH, NBA, NIMH, BIS, Tata Group, Reliance, Hindustan Lever, Godrej, ITC, L&T, Nicholas Piramal, Marico, Honda, Wockhardt, Biocon, Hoechst, JK Industries, ICICI , Corporation Bank, SBI, MAHYCO, Monsanto, Syngenta, Namdhari Seeds, Venketeshwara, Hatcheries, Excel Industries, Mother Dairy, Mahaan Proteins, Shriram Honda, Novartis, Manipal group, TVS, BPL, Reva, Astrazeneca, McGraw Hill Education ,Tata Sky, Videocon d2h, LTE, Wiley India Pvt. Ltd., Mahindra & Mahindra, Springer, Wiley, BGR Energy, HLL Life care, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Young India Films, Tower Group of Companies, Sinhgad Institutes etc..
The Edu Vision is a unique theme pavilion that hosts leading institutions, academic bodies, universities, research and other stakeholders associated with the education sector. Edu vision aims at providing an excellent platform to varied organizations operating in the academic space and allows them to showcase their innovative models and offerings. International universities, research institutes, state-level universities, colleges, academicians, public sector organizations and corporate working in the scientific space together form this niche pavilion, which also ropes in participants from other related arenas. Overall, an unusual dialogue, an exhaustive learning session and a novel exchange platform is on the anvil.
Start-ups of India:
The emerging start-ups creating stories to give impetus to the growing economy of India. Our Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has also laid emphasis to the importance of Start-ups by launching Start up India Movement. PoI expo offer an opportunity to start-ups to showcase their business, explore partnership opportunities, as well as interact with investors, venture capitalists, business experts, mentors, corporate, support agencies, industry associations, government organizations and more.
MSME are the backbone of Indian economy. Aptly termed the ‘growth engine’ of the country, the segment has emerged as a highly vibrant and dynamic sector of the Indian economy over the last five decades. It contributes significantly to the economic and social development of the country by fostering entrepreneurship and generating employment opportunities.
Modern farms and agricultural operations work far differently than those a few decades ago, primarily because of advancements in technology, including sensors, devices, machines, and information technology. Today’s agriculture routinely uses sophisticated technologies such as robots, temperature and moisture sensors, aerial images, and GPS technology. These advanced devices and precision agriculture and robotic systems allow businesses to be more profitable, efficient, safer, and more environmentally friendly.
Central Government Ministries:
Agriculture, Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Culture, Earth Sciences, Environment and Forest, Family and Health Welfare, Food Processing, Information and Broadcasting, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Mines, New and Renewable Energy, Power, Rural Development, Science and Technology, Social Justice, Steel, Textiles, Tourism, Urban Development, Water Resources etc
ISC 2020 delegates, Prominent R&D Organisation, Leading S&T related Infrastructure Organizations, Policy Makers & Bureaucrats, Senior Scientist, Agricultural Scientist, ICT and Allied Industry Scientists, Technocrats & Academicians, Innovators, Entrepreneurs, Executives from Corporate and Industry, Large number of students etc.
University of Agricultural Sciences Bangalore, a premier institution of agricultural education and research in the country, began as a small agricultural research farm in 1899 on 30 acres of land at Hebbal, Bengaluru, donated by Her Excellency Maharani Kempa Nanjammanni Vani Vilasa Sannidhiyavaru, the Regent of Mysore. This developed into a Residential School in 1913 at Hebbal which offered "Licentiate in Agriculture" and diploma in agriculture from1920; this School was upgraded to Agriculture College in 1946 which offering a degree programs in Agriculture.
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.