National Science Day 28 February is celebrated in the country of India, which was discovered in 1928 by Indian Physics CV Raman by scattering of photons or light particles. The need for support, equality and gender-neutral policies is emphasized.
In 1930 Raman also received the Nobel Prize for Physics. Out of 607 Nobel prizes awarded so far in scientific disciplines globally, only 20 are women.
The theme of National Science Day 2020
This year, the theme of National Science Day 2020 is “Women in Science”, which aims to appreciate the contribution of women in the field of science. National Science Day will be celebrated on 28 February at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. President Ram Nath Kovind will present awards on this day to women scientists who have made unprecedented contributions in the field of science.
Do you know why National Science Day is celebrated on 28 February only?
Because Dr. CV Raman officially announced on 28 February 1928 or that he had invented the Raman effect, he also received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1930 for this important discovery and the National Council for Science and Technology Communication The proposal was made to the central government. And Bhai Sarkar accepted his proposal and his first National Science Day was celebrated on 28 February 1987.
Some invaluable things about DR. CV Raman
- He was born on 07 November 1888 in the then Madras Presidency in British India.
- His father was a professor of mathematics and physics
- DR.CV Raman got a government job and tried to make his career in science. He had participated in many science competitions and the Finance Department of the Government of India selected him for a scholarship.
- He continued to research the laboratories of the Indian Association for Cultivation of Science and the University of Calcutta.
- The Government of India awarded CV Raman the highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna in 1954.
- DR.CV Raman received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930.