IISF 2019: Guinness World Record for largest prototype of a human chromosome created by 400 students
The students have also created two other Guinness World Records — largest astrophysics lesson and assembly of radio kits.
It was pointed out that increasing representation of women in scitech and innovation needs women to contribute towards it, too.
Out of the 490 students that participated, 268 succeeded in completing the process in the stipulated hours
He also encouraged youth taking part in the fest to take advantage of the govt's Startup India-Standup India programmes.
The models displayed at the event range from tech that make existing machines cheaper to finding ways to help disabled people.
Narendra Modi to inaugurate 5th India International Science Festival in Kolkata today; PM to address IISF gathering via video
IISF is an annual event organised jointly by science and technology-related ministries and departments of Indian government, Vijnana Bharati (Vibha), which is being held in Kolkata this year
International Science Film and Literature Festival was also inaugurated on 6 October at IISF 2018.
The President spoke at the inaugural ceremony of the 4th India International Science Festival here.
The aim of Young Scientists’ Conference is to provide a platform to young scientists, entrepreneurs, and researchers.
IISF-2018 is expected to be represented by over 10,000 delegates and 200 startups.