Competitions & Two day International Conference on
161st Birth Anniversary of Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray

Indraprastha Vigyan Bharati in association with Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi and Ministry of Culture, Government of India, New Delhi, is organizing a two-day International Conference on the Auspicious 161 st Birth Anniversary of Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray on “Contributions of Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray as a Chemist and Freedom Fighter” during 2nd - 3rd August 2022.

The objectives of this Conference are to expand the legacy and contribution of Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray in Society with an aim to increase general awareness and background of ancient chemistry along with its importance. It is fortuitous that the Ministry of Education, Government of India is updating the education system from the traditional concept of the 80's to align with the aspirational goals of 21st century education including SDG4, while building upon India’s traditions and value systems.”

Sub-Themes for the Conference are:

  1. Acharya’s contribution to India’s Independence struggle.
  2. P C Ray as a historian of Indian sciences.
  3. Acharya’s contribution as a Researcher & Teacher.
  4. Role as an Industrialist.
  5. Influence of Life & works of P C Ray on NEP 2020.
  6. Current development in the area of Chemical Sciences in the perspective of the works of Acharya P C Ray.

Salient Features:

  • Keynote Address
  • Plenary Talks
  • Exhibition on Role of Scientists in India’s Independence Movement
  • Exhibition on Indian National Calendar and Calendar systems
  • Essay Competition
  • Oral Presentations
  • Poster Presentation Competition
  • Blog Writing Competition
  • Cultural Events
  • Cash prizes worth Rs. 1.10 Lakhs and attractive academic gifts.
  • Conference is open for students of all subjects.

Awards (for all competitions):

  1. 1st Prize 10,000/-
  2. 2nd Prize 7,000/-
  3. 3rd Prize 5000/-

Accommodation will be provided to all the participants.
Winners will also be grant travel support.

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The Organizing Committee invites your participation at the conference during 2nd -3rd August 2022 at Conference Hall, University of Delhi. Details are available on