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India@75 Celebrations: “Role and Contribution of Indian Diaspora in Development of Science and Technology in India”

  • 15/07/2021
  • 18:00 - 19:30


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Dear Member,

As part of the India@75 celebrations, the Permanent Mission of India and Consulate General of India, Geneva  in association with Indian Association Geneva, Indian Association Lausanne, Indian Community and Yuva are organising events to highlight the role and contribution of the Indian Diaspora in Switzerland in four broad categories, viz., Science and Technology, Economy and Commerce, Education and Culture and Growth and Role of Diaspora Organisations in strengthening relations.

The first edition in the series of these events would be held on July 15, 2021 at 1800 hrs at the WIPO Conference Hall. The program is enclosed below:


Details of the programme


6.00 p.m.

Introductory Remarks

Shri Rohit Babbar, First Secretary

6.01 p.m.

Welcome Remarks

Amb. Shri Indra Mani Pandey, Permanent Representative of India to the UN & other International Organizations

6.06 p.m.

Keynote Address(Through Video Message)

Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India

6.15 p.m.


Members of the Indian diaspora to speak / make a presentation


Shri Rajat Khare, Founder, Boundary Holding

Shri Tej Tadi, CEO, Mindmaze

Shri Mukesh Thakur, President, YUVA

Dr. Yojna Sah Jain, CEO, HealthPrax (Video Message)

Dr. Archana Sharma, Principle Scientist, CERN

6.50 p.m.

Discussion about the book to be released “The A-to-Z of CERN Universe Unlocked” by Dr. Archana Sharma followed by Q&A session

Dr. Archana Sharma, CERN is joined by 
Dr. Maneesh Wadhwa, President, IAG



7.05 p.m.

Book Release by Amb. Shri Indra Mani Pandey

Amb. Shri Indra Mani Pandey and Dr. Archana Sharma

7.10 p.m.

Vote of Thanks

Shri Sunil A. Achaya, Consul General

It gives us pleasure to invite you to the event and to take 
pride in the contribution of the Indian Diaspora in the Science and Technology space. It may be noted that this is only the beginning of such events and more such contributions by our fellow citizens would be highlighted in successive events.

You are requested to register using this link. Looking forward to seeing you at the event.

Kind regards

A. Sunil Achaya                                                    Dr. Maneesh Wadhwa
Consul General                                                     President - Indian Association Geneva
Consulate General of India

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