Imphal, January 3: Manipur is all geared up to host the grand event of 105th Indian Science Congress from March 18 to 22 this year. Chief Minister Biren Singh launched the official website of the 105th Indian Science Congress, 2018. The ISC 2018 will be hosted by Manipur University under the theme, 'Reaching the Unreached' from March 16 to 20, 2018.
The official website, https://isc105.org/ was launched at ceremony held at the Cabinet Hall of Chief Minister's Secretariat.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Indian Science Congress which is expected to be attended by around 5000 to 6000 delegates from different parts of India and abroad including some Nobel laureates.
CM Singh said that Manipur has been waiting for the Science Congress since a long time back, and it would become a reality soon.
CM N Biren also expressed pleasure that the mega event would coincide with the first anniversary of the BJP-led State Government which would complete one year on March 15, 2018.
Stating that huge number of delegates and scientists would visit the State during the Science Congress, the Chief Minister said that this is a rare opportunity for the State to show to the world that Manipur is a 'Golden Land.'
Urging the people to extend full co-operation to the organising committee and the Government in hosting the Science Congress successfully, the Chief Minister expressed hope that people of the State would show their best hospitality to the visitors.