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National Science Day

The science of today is the technology of tomorrow...

In India every year February 28 is celebrated as National Science Day. This day marks the discovery of the Raman effect phenomenon of the Scattering of light by the Indian physicist Sir C.V Raman on 28 February 1928. For the discovery of the Raman effect, he was awarded the noble prize in 1930.

Due to the contribution of C.V Raman in the field of Physics and in discovery, the Nation Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC) has proposed that every 28 February will be celebrated as National Science Day. The request was approved by the Government of India and from 1936, this is celebrated by the whole country.

Why should we care about Science?

Science is not just about innovation and new technologies, it is Curiosity based. Science occurred in the age of stone when the cavemen learned what would happen when two stones were rubbed against one another. There was no internet at that time but curiosity helped their brain grow in finding new knowledge.

Every year National Science Day is celebrated with a theme that spreads the message about the importance of science. The theme is decided by the Department of Science and Technology

This year’s theme is highlights the future impact of science, technology, and innovation in the field of education and work. Using new technologies different innovations can be carried out. Science, Technology, and Innovation are an essential part for the development the economic and social development of our country.

What is the purpose of celebrating National Science Day?

This day is celebrated to show light on the importance of science in our daily life also to show the achievements and the efforts made in the field of science for human welfare. National Science day is celebrated to discuss the important issues facing the field of science.

On 28 February 2009, the Indian Department of Science and Technology presented the National Award for Science and Communication to the five institutions in the country. These awards are presented to recognize the efforts of government and non-government bodies and the individuals who helped to make science popular in the country. In the 2009 award ceremony Vikram Sarabhai Community Science Center was awarded the highest award for their contribution to the science-related learning material and conducting different training programs on science education.....

Our Gajerians made working models of the projects which were appreciated and observed by the authority of the school and the occasion is grassed by the presence of Principal Mr. Nitin Patil and Vice-Principal Ms. Anju Mistry. The feedback given by parents was remarkable which will boost their confidence level.

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