VISAKHAPATNAM : Professors Yash Pal and Madhav Gadgil are arriving in the city to address the 38th Indian Social Science Congress to be held from March 29 to April 2 at Andhra University.
World renowned polymer scientist and Indian Academy of Social Sciences president prof. RP Singh will also attend the event, the theme of which is ‘Knowledge Systems: Scientific Temper and the Indian People’, said AU vice-chancellor GSN Raju here Friday.
Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu would inaugurate the meet and Lalith Kala Akademi chairman KK Chakravarty would be the chief guest for the valedictory on April 2.
HRD minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao and MP K Haribabu will also participate.
While there are 19 research committees and 21 interdisciplinary thematic panels in the congress, as many as 350 research papers would be presented during the event on all the branches of science including physics, chemistry, biology, bio-technology, earth science, planetary science, geographical science, agriculture science, mathematical and statistical science, archaeology, history, anthropology, economics, engineering science, philosophy, psychology, juridical science, medical and health sciences.