GUWAHATI, Feb 26 - The Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST) is organising the 62nd annual technical session of the Assam Science Society and national seminar on �Science and Technology for Human Welfare� tomorrow.
The event is a platform to bring together distinguished scientists and research scholars from India, particularly from the North East.
At the inaugural session of the event, Prof Anil Kakodkar, president of the National Academy of Sciences, India and former Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission of India, will deliver a keynote lecture.
Prof Kakodkar has been actively associated with the development of the atomic energy programme in India and played a key role in the successful nuclear explosions conducted by India in 1974 and 1998 at Pokhran.
The event will have over 200 participants, including young science talents, innovators, academics and industry professionals to share their knowledge and research contributions related to different fields of science and technology for human welfare.
Around 90 scientific oral presentations and 50 poster presentations will be delivered by the researchers on the occasion.