Tirupati, one of the greatest spiritual destinations of the world was chosen for establishing the next IIT the previous year. The land of Lord Venkateswara will now host a spectacular event.
The city has been selected to host the prestigious meeting of 104th Indian Science Congress. to be held between January 3rd and 7th, 2017. The event will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the prime seat of education, Sri Venkateswara University campus.
Respected academicians of the university foresee this as a a great opportunity for Tirupati, which is already an academic hub. Such a convention will propel SVU’s potential to emerge as a centre of higher scientific studies. It is said that the organizers zeroed on Tirupati due to persistent efforts of the Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu.
Close to 12,000 delegates, comprising of directors and office-bearers of various science organisations, are expected to collaborate for the event.
There will also be a women’s science congress and children’s science congress. Centre for Good Governance has been roped in to ensure smooth conduct of the event.