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28 Feb - National Science Day

On February 28, 1928, Indian Scientist Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman announced the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1930. The National Science Day is celebrated on 28 February each year in India to spread the message about the importance of science in the daily life of the people. The government of India designated 28 February as National Science Day (NSD) in 1986.

The National Science Day theme for 2022: ‘Integrated Approach in Science and Technology for Sustainable Future’.

National Science Day is celebrated to raise awareness on the importance of science. Educational institutions celebrate National Science Day by organizing public speeches, radio, TV, science movies, science exhibitions on themes and concepts, debates, quiz competitions, lectures and science model exhibitions

On this special day the theme which is decided by the union minister of state or the department of science and technology is “Indigenous Technology for Viksit Bharat”. Some of the major highlights of this theme are shown below 

  • This theme marks the new era of opportunity for the people and scientific fraternity, both internationally and domestically for collaborating and working together towards contributing to the humanity and well-being of India as a whole. 

  • Reflect the strategy based focus towards promoting awareness between the public and appreciation regarding indigenization of science and technology and innovation. 

  • The theme emphasises the significance of making India Atma Nirbhar. 

  • This theme assists the public to enhance their practical, science based and technological based thinking.  

With the proper understanding of this theme people started to adapt technology properly and also stop to misuse the technology. 

Wish you all a very Happy and Innovative Science Day


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