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India International Science Festival (IISF 2015), a joint event of Ministry of Science and Technology (DST, DBT and DSIR/CSIR) and Ministry of Earth Sciences, is being organized during


 Project and promote India, as the ideal destination for international students. Set up an extensive portal featuring quality institutions based on carefully selected parameters, raising


Igniting Minds Igniting Minds is the online video interactive project where eminent scientists and technocrats share their expertise and experiences to inspire and guide our students in the


World Ayurveda Congress The largest gathering of its kind for exploring new frontiers in the field of medicine, the World Ayurveda congress started in the year 2002 at Kochi, Kerala. Global


Rashtriya Yuva Vaigyanik Manch This Manch has been created for young scientists, researchers and technocrats of age below 40 years to address the burning issues of the country. Yearly


National Ayurveda Students and Youth Association NASYA, a national movement for Ayurveda was formed on 20th December, 2008 during 3rd World Ayurveda Congress at Jaipur. NASYA was formed to


Woman Empowerment Division of Vibha Shakti is an association of women for social empowerment. It has been formed with a great desire and determination of uniting the women force of India


Bharatiya Vigyan Sammelan Samiti When mother tongue and regional languages have no place in science communication, it is difficult for research findings and new innovations to reach masses.


Vigyan Prasar Bharati To alleviate the pain and suffering confronting a sizable section of our demography, it is very essential to educate the masses about the need to have a rational and


Global Indian Scientists and Technocrats Foundation  GIST is an autonomous platform created by Vijnana Bharati to link global Indians with the under privileged (40 crore) masses in the


Jnan Vigyan Pratibha Pariksha Successive dispensations in post independent India failed to recognize the rich scientific history of our nation. This lacunae prompted Vijnanabharati to


International Institute of Waste Management This is a proud initiative of Vijnana Bharati, established in 5th June 2009 at Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh. Understanding the deep


Viswa Veda Vigyan Sammelan The eternal knowledge of our nation lies in the Vedas and the Upanishads. The great ethics and values we imbibed through generations are from the Puranas and the


National Environment & Energy Development Mission. National Environment & Energy Development Mission (NEED Mission) is a Vijnana Bharati initiative for India’s energy self reliance


Vijnana Bharati is widely recognized as a movement for swadeshi sciences and movement with swadeshi spirit.It works for the total development of bharat through the application of the science and technology in all possible areas. Vijnana Bharati conducts its activities through 22 independent units functioning in various parts of the country.


Our Team

Prof. K I Vasu


Dr. Anil kakodkar


Former Chairman,Atomic Energy Commission of India

Dr. G Madhavan Nair


Former Chairman, ISRO

Prof. V. N. Rajasekharan Pillai


Dr. Vijay P Bhatkar

National President

Chairman, Board of Governers, IIT-Delhi

Shri. A Jayakumar

Secretary General

Trustee World Ayurveda Foundation

Shri Jayant Sahasrabuddhe

National Organising Secretary

Advisory Board Members

Dr. Shankar Tatwawadi

Chief Mentor

Dr. Sibaji Raha


Dr. Satheesh Shenoi


V.K. Saraswat



A movement for addressing the scientific and technological concerns of Bharat was initiated in the serene campus of Indian Institute of Science (Bengaluru) by a few eminent scientists, under the able leadership of Prof. K I Vasu (then the Professor of metallurgy in IISC, Bangalore) in the early eighties. Later in 21st October1991, Vijnana Bharati was launched officially at Nagpur as a professional cum popular movement in the field of science and technology. From this humble beginning, the movement spread its wings across the nation. Vijnana Bharati conducts its activities through 27 independent units functioning in various parts of country

Taking cognizance of the Vijnana Bharati’s contribution in the field of Science & Technology, Govt. of India (Prime minister,Sri Manmohan Singh) awarded the movement with Nehru- Prize in the year 2007.
Vijnana Bharati was also awarded by Govt. of India in recognition of the outstanding contributions in the field of science communication among masses.

World Ayurveda Congress
Bharatiya Vigyan Sammelan
Vishwa Veda Vigyan Sammelan
World Ocean Science Congress
India International Science Festival

Outreach modes
Person to Person
Road Shows
Digital Networking

we inspire

we inspire the youth to serve the nation with utmost devotion

we propagate

we propagate the cumulative scientific wisdom of India in all its purity.

we serve

we serve the masses of India at every given opportunity as our first right

we promote

we promote the rational systems of thought in sync with modern needs.

Inspiring Quotes


To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, Former President Of India

Image & Video Gallery


Time to ignite young minds
| by Shri A P J Abdul Kalam


In science, impossible does not exist. Inventions and discoveries are the products of constant endeavour by creative minds, envisioning ever-new outcomes. With vivid imagination and consistent effort, the forces of the universe can be made to work for an inspired mind. How do we fire up the minds of India’s youth who are the foundation for cutting edge research and usher in a renaissance in Indian science?  more

Technology and Education
| by Prof. Yashpal


I am a bit at a loss as to how I should constrain the scope of my remarks. You can say so much on science as also on education. Should one write on ‘science in education’ or ‘education in science’ or about science and education quite independently? Since the constraints have not been explicitly stated I will go by the antecedents of the people who have organized this affair. more

Nuclear Power in India
| by Dr.Anil Kakodkar


India is the world’s largest democracy with a population of about 1.045 billion and low per capita income. In recent years, it has witnessed an impressive growth rate in GDP. The development aspirations of its populace demand that this growth rate be sustained for a long enough time so as to enable them to have a decent quality of life. This requires matching growth in the  availability of energy. more

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