Bhartiya Vigyan Sammelan: A Joint Science Conference by LPU-PTU

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A four-day Science Conference “Bhartiya Vigyan Sammelan & Expo” has been jointly organised by Lovely Professional University and Punjab Technical University. It is scheduled to start from 11th October 2012. The theme for the same is “Science for Global Development”, this mega science conference will be held in collaborative efforts along with Vijnana Bharti, Punjab Technical University and Punjab State Council of Science and Technology.

Around 3000 eminent scientists and academicians are likely to participate in this Science Congress. The Chief Minister S Parkash Singh Badal would be the Chief Patron of the ‘Sammelan’ and has recently reviewed the preparatory arrangements for this big event.  Punjab Government has also announced a grant of Rs 50 Lakh for this cause.

The Chancellor of LPU, Mr. Ashok Mittal said, the unique feature of this scientific conference is to provide common podium to technicians, artisans along with scientists, policy makers and others from ‘structured organizations’. These prominent researchers in their respective fields will share their thoughts, culled from their researches, for the betterment of the society. Also, the main focus of the conference would be on environment & renewable energy; science & technology; agriculture & horticulture, veterinary sciences, water & energy management; Indian Medical Systems & Tele medicines; Bio-, Nano- & other emerging technologies.In addition, this conference is also going to have discussions on vital issues concerning Punjab, namely drinking water, replenishment of fast depleting underground water table and cleaning of Ponds, he added.