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Osmania University to host 105th Indian Science Congress

G Naga Sridhar Hyderabad | Updated on January 15, 2018

, The 105th session of Indian Science Congress will be hosted by Osmania University (O.U) here during January 3-7, 2018.

Disclosing this to newspersons at a press conference held here on Saturday, Achyuta Samanta, General President of Indian Science Congress (ISCA) and founder of Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KITT), Bhubaneswar said the conference will meet with the theme `Science and Technology - Reaching the Unreached’.

A selection committee headed by Ashok Saxena, past president of ICSA had selected O.U., which is celebrating its centenary in 2018 to host the flagship science event of the country. Five universities, including KITT University, had applied to host the event but OU was chosen, he added.

S Ramachandram, Vice Chancellor, OU said the hosting science congress while celebrating centenary will make it `special’. About 20 Nobel laureates are expected to attend the conference, he added.

This will be sixth time that the university will be hosing the conferrer. The congress will be meeting in Hyderabad for the seventh time.

Set up in 1914, ISCA, supported by the Government of India, is the oldest science scientific organisation in the country.

Published on March 25, 2017

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