Friday, February 29, 2008

National Science Day

Every year February 28 is celebrated to mark the discovery of ‘Raman Effect’ by celebrated scientist Sir C.V. Raman this day in 1928 which brought the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930.It was the initiative of National Council for Science & Technology Communication, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, by which the day was designated as National Science Day in 1987 for the first time.The day is also to inculcate scientific temperament among students, young scientists through close interaction by conducting lectures, seminars, symposia of various disciplines, which creates awareness among all regarding latest developments in science and technology. Such activities hold much importance as these should be disseminated to the next generation.With such an emerging scenario and competitive economy it has become necessary to understand the ever changing requirement of common man and build up appropriate technology and skills to make the life of human more easier but at the same time adding longevity to earth’s life.

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