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6th Indian Youth Science Congress
PROGRAMME
19 th January 2015
10.00-11.30 am: Inauguration
Invocation
Welcome Address
Prof. K. Viyyanna Rao, Vice Chancellor, Acharya Nagarjuna
University
About the IYSC
Dr. Ajay Parida, Executive Director, M.S. Swaminathan Research
Foundation
Remarks
Dr. Latha Pillai, Director, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth
Development
Special Address
Presidential Address
Inaugural Address
Vote of Thanks
Prof. D. Narayana Rao, Director- Research, SRM University
Shri. Prathipati Pulla Rao
Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture & Fisheries
Government of Andhra Pradesh
Dr. Y.S. Chowdary
Hon’ble Minister of State for Science & Technology and Earth
Sciences, Government of India
Prof. M. S. Swaminathan
Founder Chairman, M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation
Shri. N. Chandrababu Naidu
Hon’ble Chief Minister
Government of Andhra Pradesh
Prof. K.R.S. Sambasiva Rao, Rector, Acharya Nagarjuna University
12.00-1.30pm: Science and Technology Options for Youth in Nation Building and
Governance
Chair: Prof. D. Narayana Rao, Director- Research, SRM University
 Dr. Latha Pillai, Director, RGNIYD
 Dr. Mehtab Bamji, INSA Honorary Scientist, Hyderabad
 Dr. M. Lakshmi Kantam, Director, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology
 Dr. Sukumar Devotta, Former Director, NEERI, Nagpur
2.30- 4.30pm: Engaging Youth in Science and technology based entrepreneurship
and Skill Development
Chair: Dr. R. Ramesh, Chair LOICZ & Director, NCSCM
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Dr. G. Dileep Kumar, Global Leader, ICRISAT
Mr. Palkush Chawla, ITC Ltd
Dr. M.J. Khan, Chief Editor, Agriculture Today
Dr. Anup Kalra, Executive Director, Ayurvet Ltd
Dr. SV Subba Rao, Deputy Director, ISRO
5.00 - 6.30 pm: Panel Discussion – Addressing Challenges of Coastal Ecosystem
Chair: Dr. S. K. Devotta, Former Director, NEERI, Nagpur
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Dr. R. Ramesh, Chair LOICZ & Director, NCSCM
Dr. V. Selvam, Senior Director (CSR), MSSRF
Dr. P. Rajendra Prasad, Sir Arthur Cotton Geospatial Chair, Andhra University
Dr. M. Muralidhar, Principal Scientist, CIBA
Dr. T.M. Balakrishnan Nair, Head, IOS Group, INCOIS
6.30 pm: Cultural Program
20 th January 2015
9.00 - 10.00 am: Special Lecture
 Prof. M.S. Swaminathan, Founder, MSSRF
10.00 – 10.30 am: Lecture by
 Dr.M.Lakshmi Narayana, Deputy Director, DRDO
10.30 -12.00 am Presentations by the students from the Essay Competition
Chair: Dr. M. Parani, Head of Department – Genetic Engineering, SRM University
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S. K. Chand Basha, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur
R. C. Bragath, Institute of Ocean Management, College of Engineering, Anna
University
Krapa Kishore Babu, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur
H. ArunaKumari, Agricultural College, Bapatla
D. Madhuri, Acharya Nagarajuna University college of Pharmaceutical Sciences
D. Himaja, Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada
K. Divya, ANU College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guntur
Siddhnath, Fisheries College & Research Institute, Tuticorin
R. Seenivasan, M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Kannivadi
Harikanth Porika, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore
12.00 - 12.30 pm:
Tea & Poster Session
12.30 – 1.30 pm
Paper Presentation by young scientists (Parallel Sessions)
Food Security and
Physical and
Biological & Medical
the Zero Hunger
Chemical Sciences
Sciences
Challenge
Rohit Parasar
B. Venkateswarao Rao
Sanjay Kumar Swain
Akshaya Kumar
Panda
Ramya Prasanthi
Mokkapati
D. Lakshmi Harika
M.S. Divya
P.R. Ragi
V. Subhashini
X. Alex Isac
A. Kavitha
Anjan Kumar Sinha
R. Durgesh
Arjuna Rao Palukur
T.C. Venkateswarulu
P. Soniya
P. Udayasri
1.30 – 3.00pm:
Lunch and Poster Session II
3.00 - 4.15pm:
Paper Presentation by young scientists (Parallel Sessions)
Food Security and
Physical and
Biological & Medical
the Zero Hunger
Chemical Sciences
Sciences
Challenge
D.K.D. Deekshitha
Vadugu Leelavathi
K. Babu
Sudhir Allu
Ravi Kumar Saidala
B. Bodaiah
G. Vasudev Reddy
Kasi Pradgna
Saba Yasmeen
A. Gayathri
D. Manyasree
A.B.M. Sirisha
P. Jyothi
B. Venu Gopal
Y.J. Mahantesh
K.P. Sravana
Varalakshmi
P. Asha Bhanu
Ratan Tiwari
4.15 – 4.45 pm:
Tea
4.45 - 6.15pm:
Paper Presentation by young scientists (Parallel Sessions)
Food Security and
Physical and
Biological & Medical
the Zero Hunger
Chemical Sciences
Sciences
Challenge
G. Vijay Krishna
P. Saidulu
Ishita Das
K. Nancy Jasmine
K. Narendra
J. Swathi
M.P. Durga Prasad
B. Babu
M. Sruthi
Mayuri Koripalli
R. Jaya Lakshmi
V. Singaravel
U. Kalyan Sudheer
Kumar
K.M. Rajesh
R. Lakshmi
Subhrajeet Dash
Sai Krishna Repalli
Siddhnath
K. Thanveer Alam
T. Madhulatha
K. Vijay Kumar
I. Amar Sandeep
Ch. Syamala Devi
P.R. Shingote
Muthamil Selvan
Special Session
3.00 – 4.00 pm:
Prof. M. S. Swaminathan interacts with farmers
7.00 pm:
Cultural Programme
21 st January 2015
9.00 - 11.00 am: Achieving Excellence: Role of Universities and Research
Institutions
Chair: Dr. Ajay Parida, Executive Director, M S Swaminathan Research Foundation
 Prof. K. Viyyanna Rao, Vice Chancellor, Acharya Nagarjuna University
 Prof. G. Subrahmanyam , Vice Chancellor, Geetham University
 Prof. G.S.N. Raju, Vice Chancellor, Andhra University
 Dr. Suhas P. Wani, Director – Development Centre, ICRISAT
 Dr. D. Raghunatha Rao, HoD - ET Division, National Institute of Nutrition
 Dr. K. Srinivas, Principal Scientist, Central Research Institute for Dryland
Agriculture (CRIDA)
 Dr. M.V. Rao, Director General, National Institute of Rural Development &
Panchayati Raj
11.30 am - 1.00 pm
Welcome:
About the Congress:
Way Forward:
Valedictory Session
Dr. Viyanna Rao,
Vice Chancellor, Acharya Nagarjuna University
Dr. Ajay Parida
Executive Director, M.S. Swaminathan Research
Foundation
Prof. M. S. Swaminathan
Founder Chairman, M.S. Swaminathan Research
Foundation
Prize Distribution & Certificates
Special Guests:
Dr.Kodela Siva Prasada Rao
Hon. Speaker of AP Legislative Assembly
Shri. B. Gopala Krishna Reddy
Hon’ble Minister for Environment & Forests,
Science & Technology, Cooperation
Government of Andhra Pradesh
Vote of Thanks:
Dr. N. Parasuraman
Principal Scientist, M.S. Swaminathan Research
Foundation
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