Prof. Bhavani was a plenary speaker and representative of Amrita University at the prestigious 104th Indian Science Congress. Her talk focused on robotics and the innovations of #AmritaUniv for social good. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the five-day conference at Sri Venkateswara University in Tirupati and ‘Science and Technology for National Development’ was the focus. Key leaders in science and technology used this conference as a platform to make policy announcements and shared their vision for India. Around 15,000 people were in attendance.