Chennai, April 7, 2018: The 9th Indian Youth Science Congress (IYSC),was inaugurated today at Career Point University, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh. Prof Swaminathan welcomed the Congress and delivered the Inaugural Address via video conferencing. Listen to his talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAZBzH3-dlQ
The conference is being jointly organized by M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, SRM University Chennai, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development Chennai, Career Point University Hamirpur (HP) and Kota (Rajasthan). The theme for this year’s conference is “Role of young scientists in developing new India”, with focus on Vision of New India viz Skill India, Clean India, Start Up India, Digital India, Smart cities, and Stand-up India.
M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) established in 1988 is a not-for-profit trust. MSSRF was envisioned and founded by Professor M S Swaminathan, agriculture scientist with proceeds from the First World Food Prize that he received in 1987.