National Science Day (NSD) is celebrated every year on 28 February. The theme of NSD-2018 is “Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future”.
NSD is celebrated to commemorate the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’, which led to Sir C.V. Raman winning the Noble Prize. The theme has been chosen for the purpose of raising public appreciation of the scientific issues involved.
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Static/Current Takeaways Important for Canara Bank PO 2018 Exam-
- Department of Science and Technology instituted National Awards in 1987.
- Dr Harsh Vardhan is the Minister of Science & Technology.