National Science Day celebrated


National Science Day is celebrated in India each year on 28th February to mark the discovery of the Raman Effect by Indian physicist Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman. ICAR-Directorate of Onion and Garlic Research celebrated National Science Day on 28th February, 2020 by involving 200 students and 8 teachers of Government Residential School for Scheduled Caste & Neo-Buddhist Girls, Chandoli and Government Residential School for Scheduled Caste & Neo-Buddhist Boys, Pethat ICAR-DOGR, Rajgurunagar. Students got exposure of field and laboratory experiments being conducted in the Directorate. On this occasion, debate competition on ‘Vedic Science superior or Modern Science’ was conducted for the students. All the students were provided school bags and writing kit for education purpose. Students actively participated in the competition and first three winners from girls and first three winners from boys were felicitated with the prizes. Dr. A. J. Gupta, In-charge Director addressed the students and elaborated the importance of science day. Programme was coordinated by Dr. S. J. Gawande, Dr. S. S. Gadge, Dr. R. B. Kale, Dr. Pranjali Ghodke and team. Programme was compered by Dr. R. B. Kale and vote of thanks was given by Dr. S. S. Gadge.