National Science Day is celebrated every year on 28 February in honor of India’s great physicist Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman. Every year, it is celebrated to honor the value of science and remind us of its impact on the lives of mankind.
In honor of India’s G20 leadership, the theme for this year’s event is “Global Science for Global Wellness”.
Celebration of National Science Day started from 28 February 1987. The discovery of the popular ‘Raman Effect’ by CV Raman, one of the country’s physicists, was confirmed on 28 February 1928, after which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1930, two years later. To celebrate this achievement, the Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC), Government of India, had advised to celebrate February 28 as National Science Day.