What is the Theme of National Science Day 2023?

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The Theme of National Science Day 2023

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Rashtriya Vigyan Diwas: National Science Day (NSD) is celebrated every year on February 28 to commemorate the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’. The Government of India designated 28 February as National Science Day (NSD) in 1986.

On this day Sir C.V. Raman announced the discovery of the ‘Raman effect’, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1930. On this occasion, theme-based science communication activities are organized throughout the country.

DST acts as a nodal agency to support, promote and coordinate the celebration of National Science Day across the country.

Significance of National Science Day

NSD is celebrated with the aim of spreading the message about the importance of science and improving the daily life of common people. Apart from this, many other purposes are also taken care of in its celebration.

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National Science Day is celebrated in schools, colleges, universities and other institutions across India. All activities, efforts and achievements in the field of science are displayed on the occasion of National Science Day. Through this, citizens of India who are interested in science are to be promoted by providing opportunities to them.

Sir C.V. Respect for Raman’s achievements

The National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC) requested the Central Government to designate 28 February as National Science Day (NSD) in 1986.

It is not only to honor Sir C.V. Raman’s achievements but also to thank other scientists for their achievements in the scientific field.

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After the NSD, the National Council for Science and Technology Communication announced the creation of the National Science Popularization Awards, which recognized individuals for their contributions to science and communication.

The Theme of National Science Day 2023

The theme of National Science Day this year is ‘Global Science for Global Wellbeing’. 

List of Last National Science Day Themes:

National Science Day 




Our Changing Earth


Recreating Interest in Basic Science


Information Technology for Science Education


Wealth From Waste


50 years of DNA & 25 years of IVF – The Blueprint of Life


Encouraging Scientific Awareness in Community


Celebrating Physics


Nurture Nature for our future


More Crop Per Drop


Understanding the Planet Earth


Expanding Horizons of Science


Gender Equity, Science & Technology for Sustainable Development


Chemistry in Daily Life


Clean Energy Options and Nuclear Safety


Genetically Modified Crops and Food Security


Fostering Scientific Temper


Science for Nation Building


Scientific Issues for the Development of the Nation


Science and Technology for Specially Abled Persons


Science and Technology for a sustainable future


Science for the People, and the People for Science


Women in Science


Future of STI: Impact on Education Skills and Work


Integrated Approach in S&T for Sustainable Future


Global Science for Global Wellbeing

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Important FAQ’ related to NSD – National Science Day | Rashtriya Vigyan Diwas

Q: When is national science day celebrated in India?

A: National Science Day is celebrated every year in India on February 28. 

Q: When was the first national science day celebrated?

A: The first National Science Day was celebrated on February 28, 1987.

Q: in Indian national science day is celebrated on whose birth anniversary?

A: National Science Day is celebrated in India on 28 February each year to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir C. V. Raman on 28 February 1928.

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