National Science Day Speech (500 Words)
Honourable Judges, Teachers, Guests and all my dear friends. Thank you for allowing me to speak on National Science Day. You know Science Day is celebrated every year on 28th February. But why? What is the aim of Science Day? and What’s our Duty for this nation? Okay
National Science Day is celebrated all over India with great enthusiasm on 28th of February every year to remember the great invention by the Indian physicist Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman of the Raman Effect on the same day in the year 1928. For his great success, he was awarded Nobel Prize in the Physics in the year 1930
National Science Day in 2017 – Tuesday, 28th of February.
On this day, all Indian show their Dignity and Respect to the famous Indian physicist Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman to mark the discovery of the Raman effect. National Science Day is celebrated in India on 28 February each year to remember his discovery and giving an opportunity to the Indian youth.
Let us know about CV Raman in brief. CV Raman was born on 7 November 1888 at Tiruchirapalli (Madras Presidency). His father was a lecturer in Maths and Physics. He was a Tamil Brahmin and first one in the science, who had researched such invention in India. Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman had worked from 1907 to 1933 at the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata during which he had researched on many topics of the Physics from which the Raman Effect (effect on scattering of light when passing through different materials) became his great success and discovery which has been marked in the Indian history.
Every Year National Science Day has a Theme at which we focus more. Yes, it is overall a national science day, but we do focus on some particular things on every science day. So take a look at the themes of National Science Day of previous ten years.
The theme of the year 2006 was “Nurture Nature for our future.”
The theme of the year 2007 was “More Crop Per Drop.”
The theme of the year 2008 was “Understanding the Planet Earth.”
The theme of the year 2009 was “Expanding Horizons of Science.”
The theme of the year 2010 was “Gender Equity, Science & Technology for Sustainable Development.”
The theme of the year 2011 was “Chemistry in Daily Life”.
The theme of the year 2012 was “Clean Energy Options and Nuclear Safety.”
The theme of the year 2013 was “Genetically Modified Crops and Food Security.”
The theme of the year 2014 was “Fostering Scientific Temper.”
The theme of the year 2015 was “Science for Nation Building”.
The theme of the year 2016 was “Scientific Issues for Development of the Nation
Now, let us come to the theme of the year 2017:-
The Theme of the Year 2017 for National Science Day is “Science and Technology for Specially Abled Persons.”
The theme Science and Technology for the Specially abled person are standing here for giving more opportunities, more support to the specially abled (they don’t use here disable because every disable person is specially abled in some field) students or and the scientific issues in ordinary people mind is the central aspect of this theme.
How National Science Day is Celebrated
National Science day is celebrated every as one of the main fest in India Schools, Colleges. Students participate and demonstrate various science projects as well as national and state science institutions shows. The celebration also includes public speech, TV shows, science exhibition based on themes and concepts, debates, quiz competitions, lectures, science models exhibitions and many more activities.
The minister of science and technology give a message through his speech at this day to the students, scientists, researchers and the general public of the nation.
A Festival of Measurement and Space Fair was held at the Nehru Planetarium, New Delhi.
On 28 February 2009, five institutions in the country were presented National Award for Science Communication by the Indian Department of Science and Technology. These awards are given to recognize the efforts of individuals and government and non-government bodies for the popularization of science in the country.
What are the Objectives/Aim of Celebrating National Science Day
- To aware people about the importance of scientific applications in the daily life.
- To display the all the activities, efforts and achievements in the field of science for human welfare.
- To discuss all the issues and new technologies of science.
- To give an opportunity to the next youth, girls, women.
- To encourage the people as well as popularize the Science and Technology.
Thank You. Have a nice day. Enjoy National Science Day 2017.