National Science Day observed

National Science Day observed

Written By: / Thursday, 28 February 2019 16:39

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Imphal, Feb 28,

National Science Day is being observed across the country to mark the discovery of Raman Effect by Physicist C V Raman on 28th February, 1928. The objective is to spread the message of importance of science and its application among the people. This year the theme for the National Science Day is, ‘Science for the People and the People for Science’. 

At the National capital New Delhi, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu paid tributes to Sir C V Raman on National Science Day today.

Thoubal Battalion of Assam Rifles under aegis of 9 Sector, IGAR(S), Assam Rifles also Celebrated National Science Day to commemorate the contribution of Sir Chandrashekhar Raman, the great Indian physicist at Ananda Purna High School, Thoubal under the theme ”Science For the people and the people for Science “.

An essay writing competition was organised for the students of all the classes in the topic ”Importance of National Science Day “.A total of 100 students took part in the competition with a zeal.

In the essay Competition, Rajkumar Subhanta Sana of Class X secured 1st position, Soubam Yaiphabi Devi of Class X got 2nd position and Elanbam Menaka Laishram of  Class IX secured 3rd position.

The School Principal Thoudam Chaoba Singh & the Company Commander addressed the students & teaching faculties and told them about the importance of this day and contribution of Sir C V Raman in the field of Science, for which he received Nobel Prize afterwards. Students were motivated to work hard and achieve their goals in life, so that they can make this nation and state a much better place to live in.

Gifts were also given to the better writers as a token of motivation. Following the gifts distribution tea and snacks were served  to all the attendees.

The day is also observed at Thoubal College in Thoubal district.

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