On the 28th of February Prime Minister, Narendra Modi extends his greetings to all scientists and innovators on National Science Day.
National Science Day was established in 1986 by the Government of India to mark the discovery of the Raman Effect by Indian physicist, Sir C.V. Raman, on February 28th, 1928. The discovery of the Raman Effect was a major milestone in the field of physics and led to Sir C.V. Raman being awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930.
- National Science Day celebrates the discovery of the Raman Effect and other scientific achievements.
- The day provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of science and to encourage scientific progress.
- National Science Day is an opportunity to showcase the latest scientific advancements and to highlight the potential of science to improve the quality of life.
- The day is an opportunity to encourage students to pursue careers in science and to promote scientific literacy among the general public.
Science plays a critical role in addressing global challenges such as climate change, energy security, and public health. By celebrating National Science Day, we can raise awareness of the importance of science and encourage scientific progress. This can help to address these global challenges and to improve the quality of life for people around the world.
The day is also an opportunity to encourage students to pursue careers in science and to promote scientific literacy among the general public. By promoting scientific literacy, National Science Day helps to ensure that individuals are equipped to make informed decisions about the use of science and technology in society.