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Science blended with creative innovation brings ease of living for common man: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 29, Nov 2021
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Science and Technology Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh has said that science blended with creative innovation brings ease of living for the common man. Dr Jitendra Singh said, in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's India, science is not only a subject of research but has assumed the dimensions of festivity and there is a need for celebrating Science Festival in every city and village to inspire the youth in critical thinking.

Dr Singh was speaking at the Curtain Raiser event in New Delhi yesterday for the seventh edition of the India International Science Festival (IISF-2021) to be held at Panaji, Goa from December 10 to 13, 2021.

Dr Jitendra Singh has said that the theme of IISF 2021 is 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav'-Celebrating Creativity, Science, Technology and Innovation for a prosperous India. Dr Singh informed that this year twelve programmes will be conducted in this mega event based on the theme of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav'.

He said, India is celebrating the 75th year of its independence and it is time to lay down the road map for the next 25 years before independent India turns 100.

The Minister informed that IISF will provide a platform to young students, scientists and technocrats from across India for the exchange of knowledge and ideas and also supporting flagship programmes like Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Swasth Bharat Abhiyan, Make in India, Digital India, Smart Villages, Smart Cities, Namami Gange, Unnath Bharat Abhiyan Initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the last seven years. He said, the main aim of Science Festival is to bring into use innovations by the people and develop technology that is affordable to the masses.

Dr Jitendra Singh said that this year India is celebrating its 75th year of Independence as Aazadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given the ideas of five pillars to celebrate it, which will be reflected through various programs in IISF 2021.

IISF is a joint programme of the Ministry of Science & Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences and Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA) a swadeshi movement of Bharat.

Sources : News On Air