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IYC-2011 Inauguration Function at IISc Bangalore

Activity by Uday Maitra   |   added on Dec 23, 2010   |   India Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Chemical Research Society of India and the Division of Chemical Sciences, IISc Bangalore

The IYC-2011 campaign will be formally initiated by the CRSI and the Chemical Sciences Division at IISc Bangalore on 1st January, 2011. About 600 high school students have been invited. There will be an Inaugural Address by C.N.R. Rao and a Lecture with Demonstration by Uday Maitra.

The Chemical Research Society of Indian ( has planned year-long activities durign 2011 to celebrate the IYC-2011 at all levels.  The activities will be formally initiated at Bangalore on 1st January, 2011. During the Annual CRSI meeting ( on 4th February 2011 at Bhubaneswar a special IYC-2011 session has been planned. Four zonal meetings of the CRSI during 2011 will also have special sessions dedicated to the IYC activities. The twelve regional/local chapters of the CRSI will also celebrate IYC-2011 during the year.

Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: school children
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