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National Science Day being celebrated to commemorate discovery of Raman Effect

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 28, Feb 2022
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Today is the National Science Day. The day is celebrated every year on 28th February to commemorate the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’. On this day, Indian Physicist Sir C.V. Raman announced the discovery of the 'Raman Effect' for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1930.

In 1986, Government of India designated 28 February as National Science Day. The day is aimed at spreading the message of importance of science and its application in human life.

This year the theme of the National Science Day is- Integrated Approach in Science and Technology for Sustainable Future. On the occasion, theme-based science communication activities are carried out all over the country.

Sharing his thoughts in his Mann Ki Baat programme yesterday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on this Science Day, has urged all the families to definitely start with small efforts to develop a scientific temperament in their children.

AIR correspondent reports that as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, a week-long commemoration titled Vigyan Sarvatra Pujyate which has been organised from 22nd of February simultaneously in 75 locations across the country will conclude today. The valedictory function which coincides with National Science Day will be held at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. On the occasion, National Science Communication Awards to this year’s awardees, and prizes to the winners of various contests held as part of the Mahotsav would be presented.

Sources : News on AIR