what is india international science fest (IISF)
India International Science Festival (IISF) launched in 2015 is a celebration to promote Science and Technology and demonstrate how science could lead India towards a developed nation within a short span of time. The aim is to engage the public with science and celebrate the joy of science and show the ways how science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) provide us with the solutions to improve our lives. Ministry of Science and Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences in association with Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA), has created a unique platform of India International Science Festival which intends to inspire curiosity and make learning more rewarding.
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steering committee
PATRON
Dr. Harsh Vardhan
DR. HARSH VARDHAN

Hon’ble Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences

Hon’ble Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare

CHAIRMAN
Professor Ashutosh Sharma
PROF. ASHUTOSH SHARMA
Secretary, DST
Since 2015 we came so far
The previous editions of IISF have been a great success. Since its inceptions, IISF have been a huge success every year with record breaking activities being conducted on each edition. This years West Bengal edition is set to be a huge success too.
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DR. M RAJEEVAN
Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences

A nation’s development and prosperity is judged to a large extent by the status of science and technology of that nation. The India International Science Festival aims to strengthen and integrate the scientific knowledge in accordance with the changing conditions. It also aims to promote to build scientific temper among the masses and the young children.

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PROF. SHEKHAR C MANDE
Secretary, DSIR & Director General, CSIR

The relationship between Science and Society has always led to the development of new frontiers of growth both scientifically and economically. India International Science Festival (IISF) over the years has established itself as an unique platform for connecting science, technology & innovation with the masses be they students, entrepreneurs, teachers or the general public.

Dr. Renu Swarup
DR. RENU SWAROOP
Secretary, Department of Bio-Technology

To strengthen nation and to achieve inclusive and sustainable growth in the coming decades, it is very important to translate the scientific knowledge into innovations through start-ups and industry. This goal can be achieved through developing scientific temper among the masses and by strengthening science and technology institutions & furthering their basic research.

Dr. Balram Bhargava
PROF. BALRAM BHARGAVA
Secretary DHR & Director General ICMR

India International Science Festival (IISF) has emerged as a unique platform to celebrate the achievements of science and technology for national development. With the grand success of IISF 2015, 16, 17 & 18, we are now looking forward to scintillating success of IISF 2019 in the historic city of Kolkata.

Dr. Vijay P. Bhatkar
DR VIJAY P BHATKAR
President, Vigyan Bharti

The achievements in science and technology at national level are being celebrated through” India International Science Festival (IISF)” since 2015. IISF is an unique platform where the joy of scientific activities has been observed. With the grand success of last four IISF since 2015, we are looking forward to scintillating success of IISF 2019 in Kolkata.