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President Message
Ashutosh Sharma (2023-)

“We must take decisive action to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and transition to clean energy. A just transition is the only way forward; one that prioritizes a safe, healthy environment and creates secure jobs for workers in the new green economy. It’s time for us to come together and make this happen for future generations.”
Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, INSA President

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The INSA was established in January 1935 with the objective of promoting science in India.

In the valedictory session of Leadership Development in Science and Technology (LEADS April-2024) Programme jointly organised by Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi & National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG), Profesor Abhay Karandikar, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India & Chief Guest of today's session graced the occasion with his words of wisdom. Prof. Karandikar focuses on the inclusivity, teamwork, sustainable leadership strategies, nation building, startup ecosystem in India and many other points of utmost importance. Professor Ashutosh Sharma, President INSA & Former Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, has shared his views & background subject line in regard to organize such a week-long leadership development programme. His insights mesmerized the august gathering present in INSA Auditorium this afternoon. Shri Bharat Lal, Secretary General, NHRC & Former Director General NCGG, has also enlightened the audience with his valuable words & apprised Prof. Ashutosh Sharma about the successful conduction of this unique leadership development programme amongst scientists of the country. Dr. Brajesh Pandey, Executive Director INSA, presented a brief synopsis of all the lectures and activities took place since last one week & summarised the programme in short. The dignitaries on the dais presented the certificates to all the participants, working committee members & organizing committee members of LEADS (April-2024) Programme followed by the National Anthem.National Centre for Good Governance, Government of India Ashutosh Sharma Iitk Abhay Karandikar Department of Science and Technology, Government of India ... See MoreSee Less
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Prof. Narinder K Mehra, Former Dean of AIIMS New Delhi and Vice President (International Affairs), INSA, New Delhi, delivered the prestigious Dr L. S. Ramaswami oration and public lecture at the University of Rajasthan on April 6 2024 in Jaipur. Narinder Mehra ... See MoreSee Less
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Professor Avinash Kumar Agarwal, IIT Kanpur, delivered his talk on the topic of 'Academic Leadership' during the LEADS (April-2024) Programme on 7 April 2024 at INSA New Delhi.He discussed about decision making in leadership rules, problem solving abilities, creative teaching & learning, unidirectional monologue, ethical conduct, unlawful conduct, illegal actions. He also talked about strategies for effective academic leadership, managing diverse student & faculty proportions, difference between equity & equality, gender Inclusivity, women in science, conflict resolution, mentorship, case studies of successful academic leaders, data driven decision making in academic leadership.National Centre for Good Governance, Government of India #leadershipdevelopment ... See MoreSee Less
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Dr. Madhu Dixit, Former Director CSIR-CDRI, delivered her talk on the topic of 'Navigating Ethical Dilemmas in Scientific Research: The Role of Integrity in Leadership' during the LEADS (April-2024) Programme on 6 April 2024 at INSA New Delhi. She talked about key components of the scientific methodologies, data collection, statistical tools, data analysis & data interpretation too. She discussed the peer-review process, reproducibility of scientific data, principles of ethics, healthcare infrastructure, The Stanford Prison Experiment, nuances of ethical decision-making in research contexts. Dr. Dixit highlighted many other relevant points too like research misconduct, Health Research Extension Act made in 1985 by US, steps in research misconduct proceedings, ORI oversight, global health & justice and Dual Use Research concept.National Centre for Good Governance, Government of India #leadershipdevelopment ... See MoreSee Less
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