The 7th edition of IISF - IISF 2021 - is being held in the western region of the country at Panaji, Goa from December 10 to 13, 2021. The Ministry of Earth Sciences, Ministry of S&T and Vijnana Bharati along with the Government of Goa are the organisers of IISF 2021. National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR) of Ministry of Earth Sciences, an institution situated in Goa, is the nodal agency to organise the IISF 2021.
The theme of IISF 2021 is ‘Celebrating Creativity in Science, Technology and Innovation for Prosperous India’. IISF 2021 will have twelve programs including the mega science and technology expo and these programs are designed on the basis of event theme. As we are celebrating the 75th year of Swatantrata all the programs will reflect the spirit and idea of Aazadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. All programs have been categorised according to the five pillars suggested by our PM Shri. Narendra Modi.
Slowly and gradually normalcy is returning to life and huge success in vaccination drive has raised the level of confidence in people to resume to routine work. Considering these factors IISF 2021 is held in combined physical and virtual mode.