15 October 2017

New Guiness Record at IISF Chennai 2017

New Guiness Record at IISF Chennai 2017

Day two of the India International Science Festival (IISF) in Anna University campus at Chennai saw the making of a new Guinness World Record for the Largest Biology Lesson. One thousand forty nine (1049) students participated in the record breaking session. Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Science, Dr. Harsh Vardhan stated that PM Narendra Modi to encourage and promote science and the Govt. of India has launched many Flagship Programmes in this regard. 

World Record attempts have been a key part of India International Science Festival since 2015, which leads to encouragement and popularizing of Science through public participation. In IISF 2015, students took a successful shot at the Guinness World record for the world’s largest science Lesson at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi. 

Must Do Takeaways from the above News:
  • India International Science Festival  has inaugurated by Dr Harsh Vardhan.
  • The 1st IISF was held at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) New Delhi in December, 2015.
  • Y Sujana Chowdary is present Minister of State for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences.

Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)

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