Competitive Exams: Current Affairs 2011: 98th Indian Science Congress

98th Indian Science Congress

  • The 98th Indian Science Congress held at the SRM University, near Chennai, from January 3 − 7, 2010.

  • 99th Indian Science Congress will be held in Bhubaneswar during January 3 − 7, 2012. The focal theme will be Science and technology for inclusive innovation, the role of women.

  • Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) is a premier scientific organisation of India, started in the year 1914, with Headquarters at Kolkata. It meets annually in the first week of January every year.

  • The ISCA was established by two British chemists, Professor J. L. Simonsen and Professor P. S. MacMahon to promote scientific research in India. As per tradition, Indian Science Congress has always been inaugurated on the 3rd of January by the Prime Minister of India and is chaired by the Chief Minister of the state in which it is held.

  • 97th Thiruvanantpuram

  • 96th Shilong

  • 95th Vishakhapatnnam

Courtesy: The Hindu and Times of India