Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 5th India International Science Festival in Kolkata on Tuesday through video-conferencing.

The four-day festival, which will begin on November 5, is being organised at the Biswa Bangla Convention Centre. The objective of the festival is to instil scientific temper among the masses, showcase India’s contribution in the field of science and technology, and to build a strategy for inclusive advancement of science and technology.

Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Science and Technology, Earth Sciences and Health and Family Welfare, will attend the event along with Science & Technology Ministers from states, scientists and academics.