PM to inaugurate Indian Science Congress today

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 03 Jan 2019 08:51:54



PRIME Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Indian Science Congress at Jalandhar on Thursday, an annual congregation that witnesses deliberations by top scientific minds of the country. The theme for ISC-2019 is ‘Future India-Science and Technology’ and it will be hosted by the Lovely Professional University (PLU), Jalandhar from January 3-7, a Statement said.

During the five-day-long ISC, around 100 plus conferences and events of scientific and technological origin will also be held, where scientists, senior officials from DRDO, ISRO, Department of Science and Technology, AIIMS, UGC, AICTE, and many elite universities of the US, UK, India and other countries will participate, the Statement added.
“The Government’s aim is to deliver the benefits of science and technology to the last man in the society. Scientists being a pivot should put their heart and soul into finding new solutions to the problems facing the nation and improve the quality of life of common man,” Vardhan said in his message.


Modi to address rally in Gurdaspur



PRIME Minister Narendra Modi will address a public  rally in Punjab’s Gurdaspur town on Thursday as part of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s campaign to hold 100 rallies ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Modi’s rally will kickstart the election campaign for the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance in Punjab.

The Modi will address the rally at the PUDA ground in Gurdaspur, around 225 km from here. The Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat was won by the Congress in a by-election in October 2017. Punjab Congress President Sunil Jakhar represents Gurdaspur in the Lok Sabha. “We have made elaborate arrangements for the public rally. Prime Minister Modi has taken a number of steps for the benefit of Punjabis and Sikhs. It is going to be a mega rally in Gurdaspur,” BJP Punjab unit President, Rajya Sabha MP Shwet Malik said.