Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 'The Nobel Prize' exhibition on 9th
Jan, 2017 at Science City in Ahmedabad.
'The Nobel Prize: Ideas Changing the World' contains several original artefacts, both from Alfred Nobel himself and from a number of Nobel Laureates
The exhibition is open to public till February 13 free of charge.
It is a part of Nobel Prize Series India 2017, an extensive programme of events taking place with the participation of nine Nobel Laureates
A symposium will also be held in connection with Vibrant Gujarat, as well as inspirational meetings such as Q&A sessions, lectures and roundtables in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Delhi and Gandhinagar
Students will be able to interact with the Laureates at universities such as IISC Bangalore, NCBS Bangalore, IIT Delhi, IIT Gandhinagar, Gujarat University and M S University Vadodara.
It is the first-of-its-kind conclave of Nobel laureates to be held in India.
It has been organised by Nobel Media and coordinated by the Department of Biotechnology.
Nine Nobel laureates are attending it and interact with students of Indian Universities. Read more
The Nobel Prize Series, India 2017 will feature a 5-week long Science Exhibition being set up by the Nobel Foundation, with exhibits from the Nobel Museum, Stockholm, Sweden.About Alfred Nobel
- Born: 21 October 1833, Stockholm, Sweden
- Died: 10 December 1896, Sanremo, Italy
- Nationality: Swedish
- Awards: John Fritz Medal