< >

In order to encourage and provide a forum for scientific research especially for the young scientists and synergise new ideas with societal needs, this Department organises Regional Science and Technology Congresses every year jointly with different colleges/ universities of the State with the fund support from this Department. The West Bengal State Science and Technology Congress is organised departmentally. It has become the most coveted annual event for the young researchers as well as eminent Scientists and Professors of the State. The event had been spread to the young researchers of the farthest corner of the State through Regional and State Science & Technology Congresses.

Thirty six (3 from each 12 disciplines) outstanding paper award winners at the West Bengal State Science and Technology Congress, 2023-24 will be taken up for evaluation by an expert inter-sectoral committee for award of five Research Fellowship Award for a maximum period of 5 years for pursuing research work for Ph.D. degrees and two research grant award to carry out research and development project for a period of 3 years. After assessing the patentability, the Authors participating at the State Level will be encouraged for filing a utility patent for which technical guidance and financial support will be provided by the Department.

The 31st West Bengal State Science and Technology Congress, 2023-2024 will be organised by Department of Science & Technology and Biotechnology, Government of West Bengal. Six Regional Science & Technology Congresses across the State will be organised as a part of the programme in collaboration with i) Ananda Chandra College, Jalpaiguri, ii) Region 2: Government College of Engineering and Textile Technology, Berhampur, iii) Durgapur Government College, Paschim Bardhaman, iv) Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia, v) University of Kalyani, Nadia, vi) University of Calcutta, Kolkata. Selected papers from these Regional Science & Technology Congresses will be presented in the West Bengal State Science & Technology Congress, 2023-2024. To encourage the young researchers, there will be Awards and Certificates both at the Regional and State levels.

To upload abstracts, the authors are requested to register online through the Registration Section of the respective Region.