About the Congress

The theme of the 3rd Himachal Pradesh Science Congress is “Rural Upliftment through Science & Technology Interventions”. This event aims to provide a platform to all those working on rural innovations and to discuss recent progress and future trends in technologies/ products relevant for rural transformation. The Congress would feature popular lectures on contemporary issues by eminent scientists, paper presentations by researchers and exhibition of various rural technologies as Science Fair. There would be a Vice Chancellor’s Conclave involving VCs of all Universities and Directors of Institutes in Himachal Pradesh and Panel discussion to deliberate upon the Science, Technology and Innovation Policy of the State. Detailed discussion would also be held on the theme of this Congress, i.e., “Rural Upliftment Through Science & Technology Interventions”.

The main objectives of this year’s Congress are:  
  • Identification of critical problems faced by people in rural areas
  • Exploring potential solutions based on the problems identified
  • Providing a platform for exchanging ideas
  • Exposure to young minds
  • Showcasing of technologies, products and designs
  • Mentoring and Networking
  • Talk by speakers, panellists and experts
Subject Areas
  • Agriculture & Horticulture
  • Sciences
  • Biochemistry, Microbiology &
  • Biotechnology
  • Forestry, Climate Change & Environmental Sciences
  • Mathematical , Physical
  • Sciences & Nano Technology
  • Botany, Zoology & Animal
  • Husbandry
  • Chemical Sciences, Earth
  • Sciences & Renewable Energy
  • Engineering Sciences, IT &
  • Computer Science & Innovations
Submission Guidelines
  • Author Name (In Title Case & Bold Only) Font: Calibri, Size: 10 PT
  • Institution
  • Name (In Title Case) Font: Calibri, Size: 10 PT
  • Text in Title Case Font: Calibri, Size: 10 PT
Key Dates
  • Early Bird Registration: Up to September 15
  • Extended Registration:  Up to September 30
Oral Presentation

Among the accepted abstracts, selected papers will be considered for oral presentation under each technical session. Each Oral presentation would be allotted 10 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for discussion. There would be a best paper award in each session.

Poster Presentation

Other contributed papers will be selected for poster presentation Each participant for poster session will be provided with a board measuring 100cm (horizontal) x 70cm (vertical), for mounting the written material, diagram, photograph, etc. Author(s) of the posters are requested to be present at the venue during the respective poster session. Best three posters would be selected for award.

Registration Fee

Early Bird Registration (up to Nov 15): For Faculty Rs. 2500 and for students Rs. 1000
Extended Registration (Up to Sep. 30): For Faculty Rs. 3000 and for students Rs. 1500
Spot Registration: For Faculty Rs. and for students Rs. 2000


Dr. Venkata Krishnan
Phone: +91-94184-25432
Email:  hpsciencecongress2018@gmail.com

For detailed information, please visit at official site by clicking here

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