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The National Science Day is observed every year on 28th February with an objective to spread the message of the importance of science and its application among the people.
The National Science Day 2019 theme is "Science for the People and the People for Science."
The National Science Day is observed to mark the discovery of 'Raman Effect' by Physicist CV Raman on 28th February 1928. For his discovery, CV Raman was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930.
The National Science Day was instituted by Central Government in 1986 based on the demand of the National Council for Science and Technology Communication. The first National Science Day was celebrated on 28 February 1987.
The National Science Day is also celebrated to spread a message about the importance of science used in the daily life of people and popularise science and technology. It also gives an opportunity to scientific-minded citizens in the country to showcase their work in organized shows.
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