Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated 104th Indian Science Congress in Tirupati on Jan 3, 2017
Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the 104th Indian Science Congress in Tirupati on Jan 3, 2017. This event was hosted by Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday advocated a new concept “Scientific Social Responsibility (SSR)” for leading scientific institutions in the country, on the lines of corporate social responsibility (CSR) to promote scientific excellence in all stakeholders, including educational institutions.
“The hubs will share major infrastructure, drive our national science missions and be the engines that link discovery to application,” he said.
Shri. Narendra Modi called upon the national laboratories to connect with schools and colleges to develop appropriate training programs. Laboratories, research institutions and universities in each major city and region should be interlinked to function on a hub and spoke model.
The Prime Minister announced that the ministry of science and technology was initiating a programme focused on students of classes 6 to 10. The programme will scout, mentor, reward and showcase ten lakh top innovative ideas focused on local needs from five lakh schools.
In this inaugural program Andhra Pradesh Governor Shri E. S. L. Narasimhan, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Shri N. Chandra Babu Naidu, Union Science and Technology & Earth Sciences Shri. Harshavardan, Union Minister Of State for Science & Technology & Earth Sciences Shri Y. S. Chowdary, General President Indian Science Congress Association Prof. D. Narayana Rao and Vice Chancellor of Sri Venkateswara University Prof. Avula Damodaram had addressed the gathering.
In this event, Nobel Laureates like Prof. Ada E Yonath, Prof. Moerner, Prof. Kajita, Prof. Jean Tirole and Prof. Muhammad Yunus had given their talk in the respective fields and cleared some quires for the participants.
In this Indian Science Congress Program different scientists and industrial experts shared their views and technologies which are going to come in coming years
Some selected and important talks like Nobel Laureates and industry experts have give live streaming in A-VIEW. And more than 50 colleges had utilized this opportunity.
Highlights of the event