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National Science Day

Category : Popular posts | Sub Category : Events Posted on 2020-10-17 01:06:09

National Science Day

It is welcomed in India on 28 February each year to mark the learning of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir C. V. Raman in 1928. For his finding, Sir C.V. Raman was prized the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930.


The National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC) asked the Government of India to designate February 28 as National Science Day in 1986. The event is now saluted all over India in universities, colleges, schools and other academic, technical, scientific, research and  medical institutions. On the occasion of the first NSD (National Science Day)(28 February 1987) NCSTC presented the institution of the National Science Popularization medals for acknowledge outstanding efforts in the area of science popularization and communication.

Celebration of National Science Day

National Science Day celebration also includes science exhibitions, public speeches, radio, science movies, T.V, radio based on debates, themes and concepts, science model exhibitions, quiz competitions, lectures and many more activities.

National Science Day is memorialized to unfurl a message about the significance of science used in the daily world of the people. To display all the achievements, activities, and efforts in the sphere of science for human health and happiness. It is saluted to discuss all the issues and execute new technologies for the growth in the field of science. To give a chance to the scientific minded citizens in India. To hearten the human as well as popularize science and technology. 

Women in Science, National Science Day, Theme for the year 2020

National Science Day is commemorated on February 28 every year celebrating Indian physicist C V Ramans disc finding in 1928 of the Raman Effect the scattering of light particles or photons by matter. Raman experienced a Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930. The National Science Day is honoured all over the country.

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