Tirupati, 20 October 2016: As the temple city of Tirupati has been chosen to host 104th Indian Science Congress in SV University which will be inaugurated by the Honourable Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi on January 3 next year, the TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao discussed with District Collector Sri Siddharth Jain over the arrangements of the prestigious meet.

As many as 12,000 delegates, who are directors and office-bearers of various science organisations, are expected to converge on the city for the mega event, a high level review meeting was held in the chambers of TTD EO in the administrative building on Thursday evening.
The EO said, TTD will extend its co-operation to this science event in terms of accommodation and darshan to delegates taking part in the event which is scheduled between January 3 to 7. However he urged the District Collector and other heads of various institutions to come out with a concrete plan of requirement so that TTD can extend its assistance to the possible extent.

The District Collector Sri Siddharth Jain said as the Honourable CM of AP Sri N Chandra Babu Naidu is the chief patron of the National Organizing Committee he is keen on the outcome of this prestigious meeting. The collector has directed all the heads of various institutions in Tirupati including the TMC, Varsities etc. to come out with an action plan in the next couple of days to freeze the accommodation and other required facilities. He also said, another review meeting will be held in the mid of November to review the progress of works.

Earlier, the President of the ISC, Prof.D Narayana Rao briefed the EO and collector about the various sessions, the important delegates who are going to take part in this mega science summit includeing nine Nobel Laureates, 200 scientists from across the globe etc. He urged the heads of all varsities and important institutions in Tirupati for a team work to make the event a huge success.

Tirupati Corporation Commissioner Sri Vinay Chand, SVU VC Sri Damodaram, TTD CE Sri Chandra Sekhar Reddy and others were also present.