UCOST participated in India International Science Festival – Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology participated in India International Science Festival 2017. Mega Science and Industry Expo held at Anna University Ground, Sardar Patel Road, GUINDY, Chennai. The Expo started on 13th October and will continue till 16th October.
The inaugural function of IISF started at 10: 00 am on 13th Oct. The Chief Guest of the fuction was Dr. Harsh Vardhan Honorable Minister of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. The guest of the honour of the function was Shri Abdul Latif Roshan Honorable Minister for Higher Education, Afghanistan and Shri. Yeatesh Osman, Honourable Science and technology Minister, Bangladesh.
After the inaugral function honourable minister along with other guests visited UCOST stall and praised the work done by the Council. UCOST literature was also handed over to him. The three books Spices, Wild Edibles and Traditional Crops of Uttarakhand published by the Council was also highlighted in the IISF Science Mela. Many visitors came to stall and praised the work done by the Council during the years.
Dr. Ashutosh Mishra highlighted the activities carried out by the Council like R&D programmes, Science Popularization activities, work under the Center of Excellence of Forest Based livelihood in Uttarakhand and about the establishment of Regional Science Center. Er. Jitendra Kumar briefed about the PIC and Travel Support to the visitors and Mr. Vineet Pal was engaged in distributing the newsletter, brochure and visitors feedback about the Council.