Science day organized to remember Nobel laureate C V Raman

ITANAGAR, Feb 28: Along with the rest of the country, National Science Day was celebrated here on Sunday by the Arunachal Pradesh State Council for Science & Technology (APSCST) at Science Centre.

The day is being celebrated on this every year to recall the invention ‘Raman Effect’ in 1928 by C V Raman, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for the discovery.

In an open house lecture, Head of Mathematical Sciences department of Tezpur University Dr Bhim Prasad Sarmah urged the students and teachers to learn by property not by name and to develop analytical mind.

He added that the world of science & technology is interesting and intriguing.

“We are heard saying that if we start delving deeper into it, we all come across the facts and figures that would bind the listener, reader or the viewer, based upon the media he or she is linked with it,” he said.

A webinar was also conducted on the occasion in association with Noida based Vigyan Prasar, a press release informed here.

Resource person Dr Irfana Begum, Project Officer of Vigyan Prasar, spoke on the theme ‘Future of STI; Impact on Education, Skills and Work’.

An open discussion was also held to mark the occasion.

Chief mentor and retired scientist BARC Dr R M Altekar and DBT Project Director Dr Debajit Mahanta also spoke during the occassion.

During the day-long programme a quiz competition, garbage hunting and exhibit hunt was also conducted.

As many as nine schools from the state capital participated in the programme.

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