PM Modi inaugurated the 105th Indian Science Congress in Imphal, Manipur. The theme for ISC 2018 is ‘reaching the unreached through science and technology’. This event is being held in Manipur for the first time and for the second time in the North-East. Earlier it was held at Shillong in 2009.
The 5-day Congress will see the participation of over 5000 delegates comprising of scientists, scholars and corporate officials from different parts of the country and abroad.
Source- DD News
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Exams-
- The 104th Indian Science Congress was held in Andhra Pradesh.
- The theme in 2017 was Science & Technology for National Development.