108th Indian Science Congress

108th Indian Science Congress

  • The 108th session of Indian Science Congress (ISC) has been launched in Nagpur, Maharashtra.
    • Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually addressed the Indian Science Congress 2023.
    • The event is being hosted by the Nagpur University at its Amravati Road Campus.
  • The focal theme of ISC 2022 is “Science and Technology for Sustainable Development with Women Empowerment.”
  • The key highlight of ISC is sustainable development with inclusive involvement of all sections of society including women.


  • The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) owes its origin to the foresight and initiative of two British Chemists, namely, Professor J. L. Simonsen and Professor P.S. MacMahon.
  • The first meeting of the Congress was held in January, 1914 at the premises of the Asiatic Society, Calcutta.

Samvidhan Udyan (Constitution Park) at Raj Bhavan in Jaipur

  • President Droupadi Murmu inaugurated the Constitution Park at Raj Bhavan.
  • The Constitution Park was built by the Jaipur Development Authority at an estimated cost of Rs 9 crore
  • The Park showcases the Constitution’s journey from its making to its implementation through sculptures and pictures on paneled glass, among others.

Background of Indian Constitution

  • In 1928, the All Parties Conference convened a committee in Lucknow to prepare the Constitution of India, which was known as the Nehru Report.
  • Dr. B.R. Ambedkar is widely regarded as the father of the Indian Constitution.
  • It was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India on 26 November 1949 and became effective on 26 January 1950.
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