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National Science Day 2021

Feb 28, 2021 : CPCRI Kasaragod | Author:Web Admin

National Science Day-2021 was celebrated at ICAR-CPCRI, Kasaragod. The programme was organized through video conferencing mode (zoom). Dr. Rajendra, P, Director of Research, Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod was invited as Chief Guest for the programme. Dr. Anitha Karun, Director, ICAR-CPCRI presided over the event. Welcome address delivered by Dr. R. Sudha, Sr. Scientist. Dr. Anitha Karun, Director, ICAR-CPCRI, in her presidential address highlighted the significance of celebrating the National Science Day in commemoration of Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman for receiving the noble prize for discovery of Raman Effect. She also thrown light on the significance of science day and the theme of this year “Future of STI: Impacts on Education, Skill and Work” and also the role of science and technology in our daily life. Dr. Rajendra, P, Chief Guest of this programme highlighted the status of science and technology in India before independence and its growth after independence of India. He elaborated the Science Technology and Innovation policies. As a part of National Science Day celebration different competitions viz., Essay writing competition, quiz and extempore speech competition were conducted for the school students and staff members of CPCRI. The certificates for the winners were distributed by the Director, ICAR-CPCRI. The program concluded with vote of thanks delivered by Dr. Daliyamol, Scientist.