|Event Topic||National Science day|
|Date & Day||25th February, 2021|
National Science Day is celebrated to spread the message about the importance of science in the daily life of the people and how it is contributing to the society at large. This creates an opportunity to showcase the activities, efforts and achievements in the field of science for human welfare.
School of Biosciences, IMS Ghaziabad (University Courses Campus) celebrated National Science day on 25th February 2021, to commemorate the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’ by the great Indian physicist, Sir C V Raman.
The day started with inspiring address by Dr. Sapna Rakesh, Director IMS Ghaziabad (University Courses Campus). Dr. Samar Husain Naqvi, Head, R&D and Productions, Genetix Biotech Asia (P) Ltd. was the guest for the day, during his session he emphasized the importance of innovations in science and technology with the aspect of current changing technological world, he highlighted the recent innovations carried out by his organization. He also discussed the importance of soft and hard skills in life science industry in current prospects.
Theme of National Science Day Celebration 2021 was declared as “Future of Science, Technology & Innovation: Impacts on Education, Skills and Work”. This year's theme highlights the importance of Science, Technology and innovation in economic and social development of a country. Keeping the theme in mind, School of Biosciences organised Open forum on “Frugal Innovation”. Students presented pathbreaking Indian innovations such as solar power-heated military tent and artificial glaciers developed by Sonam Wangchuk, mitti cool, electric cycle etc. Muskan Garg, Bhupender Sahu and Kanishka Jasaul secured winning positions. Suraj Singh Bisht, Kashish Tomar, Bhavya Sharma and Satyam Bathla received consolations prizes.
Participation of society in such celebrations develops scientific temperament in the public and also the sense of responsibility and belongingness towards nation.