India International Science Festival (IISF)
23rd January, 2023 Science and Technology
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- The 8th edition of the India International Science Festival (IISF) was inaugurated at the Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Bhopal.
- The IISF 2022 is the eighth edition since its inception in 2015. IISF is a celebration to promote Science and Technology and demonstrate how science could lead India.
- This year’s IISF will also witness "Vigyanika", the Science Literature Festival where several programs related to the various genre is being organized.
- More than 2,500 school students from across India have been invited to attend the IISF festival. Additionally, the festival will feature Biotech and Agri-tech start-ups. Also, smart and knowledge toys made by local artisans at IISF will also be on display.
- The theme of the four-day festival is Marching towards Amrit Kaal with Science, Technology, and Innovation.
- The theme of the mission is aligned with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision to build a self-reliant India and is also aligned with the G20 vision, which is Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam or “One Earth· One Family · One Future”
- Note: India assumed the G20 presidency on December 1, 2022.
- IISF will feature 14 thematic events:
- Students Science Village
- Face to face with New Frontiers of Science & Technology
- Science through Games & Toys
- Students Innovation Festival
- Vaigyanika (Literature)
- International Science Film Festival
- Guinness World Records attempts
- Artisan’s Technology Village-Vocal for Local
- Young Scientist Conclave
- New Age Technology Show
- National Social Organisations and Institutions Meet (NSOIM)
- STEM @ 2022-Mega Science and Technology Exhibition
- Start-up Meet
- Science and Technology Council Conclave.