Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Earth Sciences jointly held India International Science Festival (IISF) at Chennai from 13th to 17th October 2017. The Institute participated in IISF by putting up an exhibition of posters depicting the science of geomagnetism and allied fields and the impact it has on society. Solar telescope and different models were also put on display. The stall was visited by the Hon’ble Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, who lauded our displays and appreciated the work carried out by the Institute.
Praveen Gawali was invited as an expert to the Round Table meet on Mass Communication, presided over by NITI AAYOG member, Dr. V. K. Saraswat.