The “Akash for Life” a 3-day space conference will showcase the blending of traditional and modern knowledge through an extended integration of all schools of thought. The decision was taken by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science and Technology, Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences, MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, and Dr. Jitendra Singh. The event is scheduled to be held at Dehradun from 5th November to 7th November 2022.
Key Points related to Akash for Life Conference
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for the integration of science and technological development within society in a way that places science in a position to address the needs of the common citizen.
- The curtain raiser event was felicitated by Principal Scientific Advisor, Prof Ajay Kumar Sood, Chairman ISRO, S.Somnath, Secretary Science & Technology, Dr. S Chandrashekhar, Secretary, Earth Sciences, Dr. M Ravichandran, Secretary Biotechnology, Dr. Rajesh S Gokhale and DG CSIR Dr. N. Kalaiselvi.
- Dr. Jitendra Singh informed us that 35 eminent speakers will share their thoughts on various dimensions of Akash Tattva during Dehradun Conclave.
- The conclave aims to expose the youth of India to the wisdom of ancient sciences along with modern scientific advancements.