National Science Day Current Affairs, GK & News

National Science Day  Current Affairs, GK & News

National Science Day- ‘Women in Science’

In light of the National Science Day, the government had announced the establishment of 11 chairs in the name of Indian women scientists. Janaki Ammal: Janaki Ammal was a pioneering Indian botanist born in Madras Presidency of British India. She is a noted for her works in the field of cytogenetics and phytogeography. Her most ..

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National Science Day celebrated on February 28

National Science Day is celebrated across the country on February 28 each year, to commemorate the discovery of the great Indian physician C V Raman -the Raman’s effect. Raman had received the Nobel prize for the effect, which he discovered in 1928. This year, the theme of the National Science Days is ‘Women in Science’. ..

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February 28: National Science Day

Every year on February 28, India celebrates National Science Day to mark the discovery of Raman Effect by Sir C V Raman. Raman Effect was discovered by the professor on February 28, 1928. This year, the National Science Day is celebrated under the theme Theme: Women in Science History The National Science Day was first ..

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PM confers Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi conferred Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes for the years 2016, 2017 and 2018 in New Delhi. Addressing the gathering the Prime Minister asked the scientific community to take advantage of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and develop technologies that will make India a global hub for manufacturing, knowledge and technology-based industries. Eleven scientists ..

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HRD Launches STARS scheme on National Science Day

The Union Human Resource Minister Prakash Javadekar launched the STARS scheme on National Science Day (28th February). STAR Scheme STARS is an acronym for Scheme for Translational and Advanced Research in Science to fund Science projects. The scheme will be implemented at the cost of Rs 250 crores. Under the scheme 500 science projects will ..

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