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India International Science Festival (IISF) 2021

7th Edition Of The India International Science Festival (IISF):

The Union Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) has recently launched the 7th edition of the India International Science Festival (IISF).

  • Launched in 2015, IISF is an annual event considered to be the biggest platform in the country which brings together students, the public, researchers, innovators and artists from around the globe to experience the joy of doing science for the wellbeing of people and humanity.
  • Organised by:
    • IISF 2021 is being organised jointly by the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Ministry of Science & Technology (Department of Science & Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research), in collaboration with Vijnana Bharati.
    • IISF 2021 will be held from 10th-13th December in Panaji, Goa.
  • Nodal Agency:
    • The National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research, an autonomous institute under the MoES.
  • Theme for 2021:
    • Celebrating Creativity in Science, Technology and Innovation for Prosperous India.
    • It will also reflect the spirit and idea of Aazadi ka Amrit Mahotsav of India, which aims to mark 75 glorious years of Indian independence in 2022.