NHAI Receives Best Design Pavilion Award in Indian Science Congress

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The NHAI (National Highways Authority of India) pavilion at 105th Indian Science Congress has been adjudged as Best Design Pavilion. The NHAI had put up an exhibition stall to showcase its projects and other initiatives like Electronic Toll Collection, Wayside Amenities, Incident Management, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Road Safety etc.

105ThIndian Science Congress
  • The stall attracted huge number of visitors which included delegates/scientists attending the congress from various parts of the country, School and College Students and other local visitors.
  • Apart from showcasing the projects, a selfie point was created with a good highway projects at the background.

105ThIndian Science Congress

  • 105th session of Indian Science Congress (ISC) was inaugurated at Manipur Central University in Imphal.
  • The focal theme of 5-day ISC was “Reaching the Unreached Through Science and Technology” .
  • The highlights of the program were Children՚s Science Congress, Women՚s Science Congress, Science Communicator՚s Meet and Science Exhibition.
  • 105th ISC was to be organized by Osmania University, but it backed out due to ongoing strike in the campus.

Key Facts on 105ThIndian Science Congress

  • The ISC 2018 was organised by the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) , a premier scientific organisation of India.
  • This is 2nd time the Science Congress is being held in the north east. Earlier it was held at Shillong, Meghalaya in 2009.
  • Approximately, 5,000 delegates from all over country and 2,000 scientists along with four Nobel Laureates participated in the mega event.
  • Its thrust will be on science disciplines that affect society and sustainable development.

Background on Indian Science Congress

  • The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) was started in the year 1914 at its headquarters in Kolkata.
  • It organizes Indian Science Congress annually in the first week of January.
  • The first meeting of the ISCC was held in January 1914 in the Asiatic Society, Kolkata.
  • The 104th edition of ISC was held in Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh) with the theme “Science and Technology for National Development” … .

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