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Citizen’s Charter

Status

The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) is a professional body under Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. ISCA is a premiere scientific organization of the country established in 1914. ISCA has been promoting science and inculcating the spirit of science through its multifarious activities. ISCA meets in the first week of January in an Annual Congress of scientists, science administrators, policy makers and the general public to give a stronger impulse and a more systematic direction to scientific inquiry, to promote interaction of societies and individuals interested in science in different parts of the country and to focus more general attention to the objectives pure and applied sciences. ISCA brings together scientists both from India and abroad for mutual interaction in the cause of national development. The Annual Congress of the Association has been held every year since 1914 with very distinguished scientists as its General President.

The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) is a society registered under Societies Act XXI of 1860 (Registration No.21093/139 of 1953-54.


Vision

To inculcate scientific temper among the common people


Mission

To make people aware about the recent developments in Science & Technology and its impact on the society.

To establish different centers all over India for spreading scientific knowledge through school/college programs.

To provide a common platform where scientists from India & abroad can exchange their views.


Objectives

To advance and promote the cause of science in India.

To hold an annual congress at a suitable place in India.

To publish such proceedings, journals, transactions and other publications as may be considered desirable.

To secure and manage funds and endowments for the promotion of Science including the rights of disposing of, or selling all or any portion of the properties of the Association.

To do and perform any or all other acts, matters and things as are conducive to, or incidental to, or necessary for, the above objects.


Functions

To provide a platform where scientists from all over the world can meet to discuss about the developments in the areas of Science & Technology

To contribute into the development of Science and National Science Policies

To organize Symposia, Invited Lectures and paper Presentations on different topics under 14 different sections and plenary sessions around various facets of focal theme in which scientists, technologists, policy makers and administrators can interact with one another during the annual session

To put up a bilateral program with foreign scientific academics/associations for the advancement of Science in the topics of mutual interest

To hold Science awareness program all over the country through Chapters.

To encourage participation of Young Scientists in different areas of Science through ISCA Young Scientists Award Program.

To propagate the latest message of Science in all its varied branches through publication of Everyman’s Science.

To Institute endowment awards in the name of scientific personalities.


ISCA Website

www.sciencecongress.nic.in


Grievance Redress Mechanism

For public grievance, the concerned can contact :
Dr. Amit Krishna De
Executive Secretary & Nodal
Public Grievance Officer
The Indian Science Congress Association
14, Dr. Biresh Guha Street,
Kolkata 700017
Contact Nos. – (033) 22874530 / 22815323
Fax : (033) 22872551
Email : es.sciencecongress@nic.in / iscacal@vsnl.net


Expectation from Complainant

The complainant should provide clear statement of grievance indicating the background and officials/channels previously approached for redress along with copies of correspondence.

The complainant should provide complete mailing address including pin code no., contact numbers and email address for correspondence.

The complainant should provide prompt response to the queries.


Grievance Lodging Process

By Hand, By Post, By Fax & By Email.

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