India International Science Festival (IISF) In Brief
The idea of IISF was conceived and initiated by Ministry of Science & Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India along with Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA), a largest science movement of India, in the year 2015.
Purpose of the science festival is to engage common people of the country to celebrate the achievements and advancements of India's Science & Technology and project it globally.
It was decided that one of the departments of Ministry of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences will organize this festival annually, along with the cooperation of other departments of ministries and the VIBHA.
Since its inception, the IISF has emerged as a unique platform for integration of science and people from the various strata of society.
IISF 2020 - VISION
Promotion of Atma Nirbhar Bharat and Global Welfare through Science, Technology and Innovation
To promote and build scientific temper among the masses and the young children
To catalyze and trigger relationship between Science and Society leading to the development of new frontiers of growth both scientifically and economically
To strengthen nation and to achieve inclusive and sustainable growth in the coming future
To provide a platform for recognizing contribution of science and technology in global development