India International Science Festival (IISF) 2023 concludes with the hope of a developed India in the Amrit Kaal through the contribution of Science and Technology

The fourth day of India International Science Festival (IISF) 2023 was celebrated with the dignified presence of Haryana Chief Minister, Shri Manohar Lal Khattar. The Mega Science Festival held from January 17 to 20, 2024 saw active participation from talented guests in science and innovation, inspiring exploration and collaboration. It continues to receive an excellent response, providing a platform for scientific exchange and science learning.

During his address, Shri Manohar Lal Khattar discussed about the unlimited benefits that science provides to the society without any discrimination. Underlining the importance of science in providing a new dimension to the future, he expressed his commitment to further integrate science with the society through an important announcement. Shri Khattar announced the state government’s plans to develop a state-of-the-art Science City spread over 50 acres in Faridabad (Haryana). This ambitious project aims to create a dedicated space for scientific exploration, learning and action by promoting a culture of curiosity and discovery among the public, especially children.


In his announcement, Shri Manohar Lal Khattar highlighted the importance of promoting scientific temper among the youth and creating an ecosystem that encourages innovation and research. The Science City is envisioned as a dynamic hub that will play an important role in promoting scientific awareness, fostering love for learning and inspiring the next generation of scientists. He said that under the leadership of our Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the country is progressing in all spheres of life including science and technology.

Shri Khattar highlighted the important role of public engagement platforms like IISF in promoting scientific temper among citizens. He emphasized that the festival will be a platform for interaction between the scientific community and the general public.