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National Science Day

National Science Day

National Science Day is celebrated in India with great zeal and enthusiasm to commemorate the invention of the Raman Effect and to mark the discovery and invention of Indian physicist, Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman. For his great success and accomplishments in the field of science in India, in the year 1930, he was honoured with the Nobel Prize in the Physics.

National Science Day: 28 February

Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman was a Tamil Brahmin and first, who had researched of such magnitude in India. To commemorate his achievements in the future, 28th of February was designated by the National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC) in the year 1986 as a National Science Day. The key objective of the celebration of National Science Day is to spread the importance of science and its application to accelerate the pace of development among the people. National science day Celebration is the main science festival in India during which students demonstrate numerous science projects. Several national and state science institutions also demonstrate their newest inventions or discoveries.

 National Science Day is celebrated:

  • To display all achievements in the field of science for human benefits and welfare.
  • To encourage the people and popularize the Science and Technology.
  • To discuss all the issues and new technologies for the development of the science.
  • To give an opportunity to the scientific minded citizens.
  • To provide a real platform to various new comer scientists for fixing their feet in the science profession.


The celebration also includes public speeches, debates, science exhibitions based on themes, specific subjects and concepts, science movies, live projects, research demonstration, quiz competitions, science model exhibitions and various other activities. It is celebrated annually with immense passion at the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT) at Khodad which is a universal famous telescope getting operated at low radio frequencies by the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA) established by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR).

A variety of activities are organized by research institutes at the ceremony of National Science Day celebration to recognize their leading research activities. Several programmes are also organized for the public and the student community to popularize science and technology in the Nation. The Minister of Science and Technology also participates by giving a message through his speech on this day. All the information given above are of general nature only, collected and reproduced for the general information only. However, if you want some specific, exclusive and deep information, you may avail our specially designed services, for satisfying your thirst of knowledge.

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