National Science Day Quick Facts

Event NameNational Science Day ()
Event Started28 February 1987
Event LevelNational Day
Observed byIndia

National Science Day Brief

National Science Day is celebrated every year on 28 February in India under the aegis of the National Council of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Science and Technology to create awareness and create a scientific temper in society about the benefits of science.

National Science Day History

28 February 1928 was a great day in India when the invention in the field of Indian science was completed by the famous Indian physicist Chandrashekhar Venkata Raman. He was a Tamil Brahmin and he is the First person in the field of science to research such an invention in India.

In order to always remember and honor this program in the future, the Indian Government was asked to designate 28 February as National Science Day in India by the National Council for Science and Technological Communication in the year 1986.

National Science Day Objective

The basic objective of National Science Day is to attract and inspire young students toward science and to make the public aware of science and scientific achievements.

How to celebrate National Science Day

National Science Day is celebrated every year as one of the main science festivals in India during which school and college students exhibit various science projects, as well as national and state science institutes, display their latest research.

The event will include Public Speeches, Radio-TV Talk Shows, Science Films Exhibition, Theme and Concept Science Exhibition, Night Sky Viewing, Live Projects and Research Exhibition, Discussion, Question-Answer Competition, Speeches, Science Model Exhibition and many more. activities take place.

National Science Day Theme(s)

YearsThemes of National Science Day
1999Our Changing Earth”.
2000Recreating Interest in Basic Science”.
2001Information Technology for Science Education”.
2002Wealth From Waste”.
200350 years of DNA & 25 years of IVF – The Blue print of Life”.
2004Encouraging Scientific Awareness in Community”.
2005Celebrating Physics”.
2006Nurture Nature for our future”.
2007More Crop Per Drop”.
2008Understanding the Planet Earth”.
2009Expanding Horizons of Science”.
2010Gender Equity, Science & Technology for Sustainable Development”.
2011Chemistry in Daily Life”.
2012Clean Energy Options and Nuclear Safety”.
2013Genetically Modified Crops and Food Security”.
2014Fostering Scientific Temper”.
2015Science for Nation Building”.
2016Scientific Issues for Development of the Nation".
2017Science and Technology for Specially Abled Persons"
2018Science and Technology for a sustainable future."
2019Science for the People, and the People for Science"
2020Women in Science."
2021'Future of STI: Impact on Education Skills and Work'.
2022'Global science for global welfare'.

Important Days of February Month - (National Days and International Days):

Day Event Name - Event Level
02 FebruaryWorld Wetlands Day - International Day
04 FebruaryWorld Cancer Day - International Day
14 FebruaryValentine's Day - International Day
20 FebruaryWorld Day of Social Justice - International Day
21 FebruaryInternational Mother Language Day - International Day
22 FebruaryWorld Thinking Day - International Day
24 FebruaryCentral Excise Day - National Day
28 FebruaryNational Science Day - National Day

National Science Day FAQs:

National Science Day is observed every year on 28 February.

Yes, National Science Day is an National Day that is celebrated every year on February all over the India.

National Science Day started on 28 February 1987.

National Science Day is observed every year by India.

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