Press Release (05 January 2017)
Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus addressing a plenary session of the 104th Indian Science Congress on January 4, 2017. The congress is being held at Sri Venkateswaran University in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Professor Yunus addressed a plenary session of the 104th Indian Science Congress on 4 January. The huge auditorium of Sri Venkateswaran University in Tirupati , Andhra Pradesh , the venue of the congress, was full to the brim with scientists, students and others coming from all over India. Professor Yunus in his hour-long speech explained the latest progress of the social business all over the world and especially in India. He explained the finer points of this concept of non-dividend business to solve social problem. In a hall full of India's brightest young scientists and young technologists he asked them to be entrepreneurs, not job seekers and create new ideas in social business so as to banish forever poverty, unemployment, carbon emission - the three zeros advocated by him.