The third edition of Mizoram Science Congress was organised by Mizoram Science, Technology & Innovation Council (MISTIC) during 3-4 December 2020 in online mode. The Congress was inaugurated by Shri Zoramthanga, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Mizoram. The inaugural session was chaired by Dr. C. Vanlalramsanga, IES, Commissioner & Secretary, Planning (Science & Technology) Department. Address was given by Dr. R. K. Lallianthanga, Chief Scientific Officer & Member Secretary, MISTIC. Events of the Congress include Technical Session, Children Science Expo and Panel discussions. In the Technical Session, faculty and researchers of various institutions from within and outside the State of Mizoram presented their research works. Invited child scientists from different schools an districts exhibited their projects in the Children Science Expo and a series of panel discussion was organized focusing on specific themes such as Climate Change, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Covid-19 pandemic.
The Mizoram Science Congress is held biennially since 2016 with the prime objective to provide a common platform for the scientific communities - researchers, scholars, innovators and students in the state to showcase their research and activities. In doing so, it promotes and promulgates science and technology in the state by blending the knowledge and ideas emanating out of academics and innovative minds in a festive manner.