The Mizo Academy of Sciences was established in 1995 as the Mizo Post Graduate Science Society. It was originally created ‘to promote and make further development of science for the Mizo community’. It is chartered in Aizawl, Mizoram, India, as a non-profit, voluntary, scientific, and educational organisation for the advancement of science education and scientific research.
The academy is registered under the Mizoram Societies Registration Act, 2005 with a registration number S.R. 42/96/MZ-RFS of 1996. As part of its regular activity, it organises annual conferences on trailblazing themes, and publishes a peer-reviewed journal Science Vision.
Since 2001 the academy publishes an academic journal Science Vision with financial assistance from the Mizoram Science, Technology & Innovation Council (MISTIC), Directorate of Science & Technology, Government of Mizoram. It is registered with the Registrar of the Newspapers for India, Government of India, under registration number RNI MIZBIL/2001/4252.
Science Vision is an interdisciplinary science journal covering all disciplines of science. It is published quarterly in March, June, September, and December. It aims to provide a forum for the reporting and discussion of news and issues concerning science, and to disseminate the information to the public. It publishes original research, research reviews, letters and news.
Though it is the official publication of the academy, Science Vision assumes no responsibility for opinions and conclusions drawn, or accuracy of data therein – including those of editorials, research articles, news, commentaries and reviews – which merely reflect the personal views of the authors and not official points of view of the academy or the institutions/organizations with which the authors are affiliated.
The print version is available through subscription. Annual subscription fees for four issues are fixed at subsidised rates as follows:
For student (identity evidence required) ₹60 + ₹20 for postage (or $15 outside India)
For personal (other than student) ₹150 + ₹20 for postage ($40 outside India)
For institution/library ₹400 + ₹20 for postage ($100 outside India)
The online edition is open access with free access to all the articles.