THE Indian Science Congress Association is meeting in Delhi during January 2-8 under the presidency of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. The general theme of the meeting is research and national planning. The executive committee of the Association has taken an initiative among Associations for the Advancement of Science in planning to make its annual meetings international occasions ; strong delegations of men of science from a number of countries will attend the meeting at Delhi, and some will remain in India for a number of weeks visiting centres of individual Interest, lecturing and advising. The British delegation, appointed by the Royal Society and the British Association, includes Prof. P. M. S. Blackett, Prof. W. Brown, Sir Charles Darwin, Sir Arthur Fleming, Prof. H. Munro Fox, Sir Harold Spencer Jones, Prof. L. J. Mordell, Prof. L. Dudley Stamp and Sir D'Arcy Thompson. The British party travelled from London Airport in company with the delegations from Canada, the United States and France.
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Indian Science Congress Association. Nature 159, 20 (1947). https://doi.org/10.1038/159020b0