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4th India International Science Festival-2018 held in Lucknow

Let's Celebrate Science!The fourth India International Science Festival 2018 (IISF 2018) is being held in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh from October 5 to 8, 2018.

4th India International Science Festival-2018 held in Lucknow
  • It is being organized by Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences in association with Vijnana Bharati at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, Lucknow.
  • This is for the first time, ISSF is being organized in Uttar Pradesh.
  • It was inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind.
  • The theme of this edition of the Science Festival is "Science for Transformation".

Details:

  • More than 8,000 delegates from across the country will take part in the fourth edition of this mega science expo.
  • About 800 women scientists and entrepreneurs are expected to take part in it.
  • At this event, an attempt will be made by about 500 students to isolate DNA. 
  • As part of the event, "Science Village" will be set up at the National Botanical Garden in Lucknow where people will get to know about the progress of science.

About the India International Science Festival (IISF):

  • IISF is conceivably the biggest platform in India that brings together students, researchers, artists and general public to celebrate nation's achievement.
  • It serves as a medium to encourage young minds towards the field of science and to promote networking of stakeholders working towards the propagation of science.
  • The 1st IISF was held at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) New Delhi in December, 2015.
  • The 2nd IISF was held at the CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi in December, 2016 and the 3rd was held in October 2017, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Question:

Q. Where is the fourth India International Science Festival 2018 (IISF 2018) being held from October 5 to 8, 2018?
a. Agra, Uttar Pradesh
b. Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
c. Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
d. Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
4th India International Science Festival-2018 held in Lucknow 4th India International Science Festival-2018 held in Lucknow Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on October 06, 2018 Rating: 5

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