International Year of Chemistry 2011

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With the realization that it is time to celebrate achievements of chemistry and its contribution to the well-being of human kind the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) and UNESCO proclaimed the year 2011 as International Year of Chemistry (IYC-2011). The theme of the IYC-2011 is “Chemistry—Our Life, Our Future”. 

Vigyan Prasar (VP) intends to organize nation-wide activities during IYC-2011. It may be noted that VP organized nation-wide activities during the World Year of Physics-2005, International Year of Planet Earth 2008 and International Year of Astronomy 2009. VP has also planned a number of activities during the International Year of Biodiversity 2010. 

For further details please contact:

The Director
Vigyan Prasar
A – 50 Institutional Area
Sector – 62
NOIDA – 201 309 (U.P.)
Phone: 0120 – 240 4430, 35
Fax: 0120 – 240 4437