Sixth India International Science Festival 2020 to be held virtually. Sixth India International Science Festival (IISF) 2020 will be conducted from 22ndto 25th December 2020. The event will be held virtually through Video Conferencing. The objective of this festival is to encourage students to study and work in the science field.
- This India International Science Festival was started in 2015
- The first and second IISF were held in New Delhi, the third in Chennai, the fourth in Lucknow.
- Last year IISF was held in Kolkata, West Bengal
- ALL these IISFs had generated immense response from people within India and from abroad.
- The goal of the Science festivity is to help youth, develop 21st century skills, with a focus on scientific knowledge, creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving
- IISF is an annual event conducted by science & technology-related Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and Vijnana Bharati (Vibha).
- IISF is a festival to recognize the achievements of India’s scientific and technological advancements with students, innovators, craftsmen, farmers, scientists and technocrats from India and abroad.
- The Event is popular with Students, innovators, farmers and Scientist from India and Abroad.
- Fifth India International Science Festival held in – Kolkata
- What is the theme of Fifth India International Science Festival? – RISEN India – Research, Innovation and Science Empowering the Nation
- Who inaugurated Fifth India International Science Festival? – PM Modi
- The First Fifth India International Science Festival was held in -2015
- Who is the Union Minister of Science and Technology? – Harsh Vardhan