Bhubaneswar, Dec 27 (LocalWire) The 42nd Indian Social Science Congress inaugurated at Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology(KIIT) in Bhubaneswar on Thursday.
The congress was inaugurated by Manipur Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla on KIIT campus.
Dr. Heptulla said, “India is one of the powerhouses in science and social sciences. All the branches of science and social sciences should be brought together under one umbrella.”
Addressing the gathering, Prof. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Director, IBSD, Imphal, Manipur, said, “Scientists and social scientists should work together for the betterment of the society.”
The theme of the congress is ‘Human Future in Digital Era’.
Indian Social Science Congress is the annual meet of social scientists organized by Indian Social Science Academy (ISSA).
More than 400 research papers will be presented during the five-day meet from December 27-31, while 28 subject research committees and 21 interdisciplinary thematic panels representing all disciplines will discuss on various aspects of the Human Future in Digital Era.
Dr. Debendra Sharma will deliver Third B. V. Rangarao Memorial Lecture on Agriculture, while Dr. Mark Lindley will give lecture on Digitized World Economy.
Each of the 8 plenary into the emerging problems of survival and growth of humans on planet earth on Human Future in Digital Era by eminent scientists would provide better insights.