Vigyan Sarvatra Pujyate Week

On February 22, 2022, President Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate the ‘Vigyan Sarvatra Pujyate programme’ in virtual mode.

Key Facts

  • Vigyan Sarvatra Pujyate is a week-long, nationwide programme of competitions and lectures for school students and collegians.
  • To organise this programme, Union Ministry of Science and Technology has selected three institutions in Madhya Pradesh.
  • MP Council of Science and Technology (MPCST) will hold the event in Bhopal, SGSITS College in Indore and Rani Durgavati University in Jabalpur.
  • In the event, Students from government and private institutions can take part.
  • To take part in the event, students are required to register on the government website.

Aim of the ‘Vigyan Sarvatra Pujyate’ programme

The Vigyan Sarvatra Pujyate programme was launched with the aim of attracting students towards scientific knowledge of articles of daily use.  The programme also aims to propagate scientific theories.

Theme of the programme

The Vigyan Sarvatra Pujyate programme will be organised with different themes each day. Themes are listed below:

  • On February 23, the theme will be “annals of the history of Indian science”.
  • On February 24- “milestones of modern Indian science and technology”.
  • On February 25- “swadeshi paramparik inventions and innovations”.
  • On February 26- “science literature festival”.
  • On February 27- “science and technology for next 25 years”
  • On February 28, valedictory function will be held.

Celebration of ‘Vigyan Sarvatra Pujyate’ Week

The University Grant Commission has asked colleges to celebrate “Vigyan Sarvatra Pujyate Week” or “Science Week” 2022. As a part of this week, a mega book fair will be held at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi. Book fair will be held under the Ministry of Culture and Office of the PSA, from February 22 to February 28, 2022. The Science Week celebration will culminate on February 28, on National Science Day.

National Science Day 2022

National Science Day is observed in India on February 28, each year. The day marks the discovery of Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir C. V. Raman. Raman effect was discovered on February 28, 1928, for which Sir C.V. Raman had received Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930.

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