Kongunadu Arts and Science college in association with Mahasarakham University, Thailand organised, A Three Day International Conference (19 th Sep to 21st sep) on “Impact of Innovations in Science and technology for Societal Development” - IISTSD –2019 sponsored by SERB, Government of India and Indian Science Congress Association, Coimbatore chapter was inaugurated today in the Kongunadu Arts and Science college campus. Dr M Lekeshmanaswany, Principal, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, welcomed the gathering, Dr.CA.Vasuki, Secretary and Director, Kongunadu Arts and Science College rendered the presidential address through video conference. Dr. R.T Narendhira Kannan, convener, shared the key theme and message of the conference. Dr.Paulsamy, Dean, R&D shared the base ideology of the conference. Dr.Anuchita Moongrngarm, Dean, Faculty of Technology, Mahasarakham University, Thailand delivered the Inaugural Address. Dr.Khamash Suryati Mohd, Director of Besut Campus, Dean, Faculty of Bio Resources and Food Industry, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Terengganu, Malaysia delivered the special address. The Compendium of the conference was released by Dr.Suresh Chand, Professor of Life Sciences, UGC-SAP and Coordinator, Center of Advanced Study (UGC-SAP) Ahilya University, Indore. Dr V Balasubramaniam, Dean, Academics and Dr.V Chinnusamy, Chief Executive Officer felicitated the organisers of the conference and Dr. Pariyaporn Itsaranuwat of Mahasarakham University, delivered the Vote of Thanks. Inaugural function was followed by the technical sessions with paper and oral presentations. The academicians, experts, scientists and research scholars from various countries and across the nation were the participants of the conference.