Shoolini University celebrates ‘National Science Day’
Shoolini University celebrated National Science Day on February 28, 2017 with an interactive conference themed ‘Science and Technology for Specially-Abled Persons’. As part of the event, students from different faculties of the universities visited Shoolini University labs throughout the day to acquaint them with the interesting researchesbeing conducted at the campus. Currently, the campus has more than 85 labs.
Research continues to be the key to development and this conference gave students an insight into this key element of science. As part of the celebration, Dr. PK Ahluwalia, Prof. at Department of Physics, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla gave a talk on ‘Sir CV Raman, A Renaissance Man of Indian Science’.
The highlight of the day was a poster-making competition. Over 50 students from five faculties participated in the competition where they had to make posters of 30 inch x 42 inch in size. Students who secured first three positions at the competition received exciting prize money--Rs. 10,000 for the winner, Rs. 5,000 for the runner up and Rs. 3,000 for the second runner up. Posters made by participants were put on display in F block, first floor.
Urvashi, Shagun, Saptrishi and Anand were part of the team that secured first place in the competition. The second prize was grabbed by Ajay Sharma, while the third prize went to a team of Mohammad Khalid, Shubham Poudyal, Abhishek Sharma and Shalabh Bansal.
National Science Day is celebrated by on every 28th February in India. The day marks the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’ by Indian Nobel Laureate Chadrasekhar Venkat Raman on 28th February 1928. The day is celebrated to appreciate role of science in everyday life.