(MENAFN – Gulf Occasions)
The Science India Discussion board GCC chapters just lately celebrated the Nationwide Science Day, India, to commemorate the invention of the ‘Raman Impact’ by the good Indian physicist Sir C V Raman on February 28, 1928.
He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930 for a similar.
The theme for Nationwide Science Day 2021 was ‘Way forward for Science Know-how & Innovation (STI): Influence on Training, Abilities and Work’.
Eminent scientist Dr S Chandrasekhar, director, Indian Institute of Chemical Know-how (IICT- Hyderabad), graced the event as chief visitor and delivered the keynote speech on ‘Science with out Boundaries for Sustainability.
In his welcome handle, SIF Qatar president Dipak shared among the pioneering work executed by Sir C V Raman, the primary Asian and first non-white to obtain a Noble Prize in science.
Raman had an unbounded attraction in the direction of color, sound, nature and thinking about scientific exploration of the world. He explored the immense information of Indians in historic musical traditions and introduced physics behind sound produced by musical devices. He was the primary to research the harmonic nature of sound of Indian drum like Tabla, Mridangam, in addition to string instrument like Veena and Sitar.
SIF, UAE president Dr. Satish Krishnan, introduced an outline of mission and imaginative and prescient of SIF.
SIF Kuwait vp Mahesh launched the chief visitor. Dr. Chandrasekhar is Fellow of premier scientific organisations- Nationwide Academy of Science, Indian Academy of Sciences and Indian Nationwide Science Academy. His vital contributions in natural chemistry is commendable with greater than 285 publications and with greater than 7,000 citations. Eighty college students have been awarded PhD below his steerage. He has acquired a number of honours. Amongst them are the Eminent Scientist Award, Nationwide prize for chemical analysis 2012 and CSIR award 2014 and so on.
Dr Chandrasekhar, paid tributes to the Noble laureate and Bharat Ratna, Sir C V Raman.
In his inspiring speech, he centered on vital contribution by Raman in these days with very meager services. In his key observe speech on ‘Science with out boundaries for Sustainability, he mentioned regardless of individuals being separated by completely different international locations, completely different continents, everybody was nonetheless nicely related and united by way of science. He cited an instance that on this pandemic, a drug developed in a single nation is accessible in a foreign country.
“Science is one and thru science, we’re all united,” he harassed.
He suggested collaborating college students that science should at all times innovate to make dwelling reasonably priced and sustainable for all. Scientists should be selfless, as they aren’t simply poster boys, however are everlasting and will probably be remembered endlessly for his or her contributions, Chandrasekharsaid.
He additionally shared among the contributions and discoveries made by different famend scientists that has modified the world.
The session was nicely acquired by over 430 members which embrace academicians, professionals, lecturers, college students and culminated in an interactive Q & A session which triggered younger minds to develop curiosity and love for scientific analysis.
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