SUBJECT : National Science Day 2018 

National Science Day

National Science Day is celebrated all over India with great enthusiasm on 28th of February every year in order to commemorate the invention of the Raman Effect in India by the Indian physicist, Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman on the same day in the year 1928. For his great success in the field of science in India, Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman was awarded and honored with the Nobel Prize in the Physics in the year 1930.


National Science Day 2018

National Science Day 2018 in India will be celebrated on 28th of February, at Wednesday.


 Objectives of Celebrating National Science Day

·               National Science Day is being celebrated every year to widely spread a message about the significance of scientific applications in the daily life of the people.

·               To display the all the activities, efforts and achievements in the field of science for human welfare.

·               To discuss all the issues and implement new technologies for the development of the science.

·               To give an opportunity to the scientific minded citizens in the country.

·               To encourage the people as well as popularize the Science and Technology.


How National Science Day is Celebrated

National science day is celebrated as one of the main science festivals in India every year during which students of the schools and colleges demonstrates various science projects as well as national and state science institutions demonstrates their latest researches. The celebration also includes public speech, radio-TV talk shows, exhibitions of science movie, science exhibition based on themes and concepts, watching night sky, live projects and researches demonstration, debates, quiz competitions, lectures, science models exhibitions and many more activities.

It is celebrated every year with immense passion at the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (also called GMRT) at Khodad which is a worldwide famous telescope getting operated at low radio frequencies by the NCRA (National Centre for Radio Astrophysics) established by the TIFR (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research).

Variety of activities is organized by the NCRA and GMRT at the ceremony of national science day celebration in order to recognize their leading research activities in the field of radio astronomy and astrophysics. Variety of programmes is also held for the common public and student community to popularize the science and technology in the country.

The minister of science and technology give a message through his speech at this day to the students, scientists, researchers and general public of the nation.