Feb. 28, 2021

National Science Day is being observed on 28th of February.


  • The day is celebrated every year on 28th of February to commemorate the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’.

  • On this day, Physicist CV Raman announced the discovery of the 'Raman Effect' for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1930.

  • The day is aimed at spreading the message of the importance of science and its application in human life.

  • The theme for National Science Day 2021 is ‘Future of Science and Technology and Innovation: Impact on Education Skills and Work'.

  • With a view to promote science and innovation, the government presents the National Science Communication Awards on this day. It was instituted in 1987.