Punjab Governor led 40-Member Delegation to assess Preparations for 106th Indian Science Congress
· World's biggest science conference (ISC) is slated to be held at LPU in January 2019 · Governor VP Singh Badnore revealed pride in having honour of organizing the science congress in his governing state at LPU in Phagwara
Highlighting, as per precedent, PM Narender Modi is to inaugurate the conference, where 15,000 delegates including 300 top scientists & Nobel Laureates from across world are expected to participate. The focal theme for this five-day science congress is 'Future India: Science & Technology'. In fact, this mammoth annual congress of researchers from across the world is to stimulate scientific research & advancement of science in India, and is awaited every year by the scientists. The main objective of the executive council of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) is to advance and promote cause of science in India, recognize and support excellence in scientific research, technologies and innovations. The ISCA works under Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology (Government of India).
On this occasion, Hon'ble Governor Badnore also awarded 'academic & research excellence' awards to 65 faculty members of the university. Addressing the faculty members, Governor Badnore congratulated and motivated all for accepting the mammoth challenge of hosting the rare congress. Praising quality education at LPU, he also took pride, being Governor of the Punjab State, in having honour of organizing the science congress at LPU in Phagwara. Mr Badnore inspired all to organize the congress in such a manner so that it gets set as a benchmark for others. He also asked LPU teachers to always keep on updating their skills. He advised: "Now- a- days, one has to learn tens of other professions or skills to survive in the world. Become innovative disruptors and inculcate the same spirit among your students." Appreciating LPU Management for acknowledging the hard-work, research and best skills of the teachers, Governor Badnore remarked it as the biggest supportive commendation.
Congratulating Hon'ble Governor for winning silver medal in shooting championship and setting example for others to be a devoted learner and achiever throughout one's life, Chancellor Mr Mittal assured the assessing ISCA team that LPU will prove up to its expectations. Mr Mittal also informed that in addition to honours at LPU, the top 14 researchers of the university will also be sent on an exploring foreign tour to add more to their knowledge and vision. Mr Mittal also apprised Governor Badnore about various achievements made by the university in diverse sectors, activities and performances.
Present on the main dais of the award ceremony were Lovely Group Chairman Mr Ramesh Mittal, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal, Pro-Chancellor Smt Rashmi Mittal, Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Ramesh Kanwar, Director General Er HR Singla, Executive Deans Dr Sanjay Modi, Dr Lovi Raj Gupta, and Registrar Dr Monica Gulati. Present and Former General Presidents of ISCA Dr Manoj Chakrabarti, Dr Ashok Saxena, and General Secretary Prof Premendu Mathur also graced the occasion.