National Science Day Current Affairs - 2020

February 28: National Science Day

Every year on February 28, India celebrates National Science Day to mark the discovery of Raman Effect by Sir C V Raman. Raman Effect was discovered by the professor on February 28, 1928. This year, the National Science Day is celebrated under the theme Theme: Women in Science History The National Science Day was first Read More…

PM confers Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi conferred Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes for the years 2016, 2017 and 2018 in New Delhi. Addressing the gathering the Prime Minister asked the scientific community to take advantage of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and develop technologies that will make India a global hub for manufacturing, knowledge and technology-based industries. Eleven scientists Read More…

HRD Launches STARS scheme on National Science Day

The Union Human Resource Minister Prakash Javadekar launched the STARS scheme on National Science Day (28th February). STAR Scheme STARS is an acronym for Scheme for Translational and Advanced Research in Science to fund Science projects. The scheme will be implemented at the cost of Rs 250 crores. Under the scheme 500 science projects will Read More…

28th February: National Science Day

The National Science Day is observed every year on 28th February with an objective to spread message of importance of science and its application among the people. The theme for National Science Day 2018 is “Science and Technology for a sustainable future.” Significance of Day The day is observed to mark the discovery of Raman Read More…

28 February: National Science Day

In India February 28 is celebrated as the National Science Day i.e. Rashtriya Vigyan Diwas (राष्ट्रीय विज्ञान दिवस) every year. Significance of Day: It aims to impart scientific temper in the minds of people of all age groups. The theme for year 2016 is “Scientific Issues for Development of the Nation” that aims at raising Read More…