National Science Day 2012

Every year National Science Day is celebrated on 28thFebruary, to commemorate the day on which Sir C.V.Raman discovered the Raman effect.

In 1986, the National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC) asked the Government of India to designate February 28 as National Science Day.

The scientific institutions, science based agencies, universities , schools, colleges and state S&T Councils may celebrate this day in a befitting manner by organizing activities such as S&T Exhibitions, popular lectures, quiz and essay competitions and other appropriate activities involving participation of large number of people aimed at nurturing scientific temper in them.

Focal Theme :

The focal theme for the year 2009 was "Expanding Horizons of Science".

For the year 2012 the focal theme for National Science Day is “Clean Energy Options and
Nuclear Safety

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