National Science Day: Women in Science

National Science Day is celebrated on February 28 each year commemorating Indian physicist CV Raman's discovery in 1928 of the Raman effect - the scattering of photons or light particles by matter. Raman received a Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930. The theme of the year National Science Day 2020 is "Women in Science".

IIT Delhi also celebrated with zeal and enthusiasm the specific theme of this year’s Science Day by recognising the valuable contributions made by the women in the field of science.