Why is National Science Day celebrated?

Here are some lesser known facts about National Science Day.

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BY A STAFF REPORTER: National Science Day is celebrated through various activities and events such as science exhibitions, seminars, workshops, quizzes, debates, and lectures. Schools, colleges, universities, research institutes and scientific organizations across India organize events on this occasion.


Every year, the theme of National Science Day is chosen to highlight a specific field of scientific research or discovery. The theme of National Science Day changes every year and it is decided by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. Some of the themes of past National Science Days include "Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future" (2020), "Science and Technology for Indigenous Development in India" (2019), "Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future" (2018), and "Science and Technology for Specially Abled Persons" (2017).

Overall, National Science Day is an important event that highlights the significance of science and encourages scientific curiosity and learning among people of all ages.