National Science Day 2019 Celebrated
Andhra Pradesh Natural History Parks and Museums Trust, Vizag celebrated National Science Day on 28th Feb.2019 at Metro Region Development Authority’s Children’s Arena, Visakhapatnam. Theme of this year’s National Science Day was “Science for the people and people for the Science”. National Science Day Celebrations were organized in collaboration with Visakhapatnam Metro Region Development Authority, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh Space Applications Centre, Department of Forests, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, Natural History Society of India, Andhra Pradesh Natural History Parks & Museums Trust, Vizag (AP-NHPM Trust) and Andhra Bank, R.K.Mission Branch, Visakhapatnam.
More than 520 students from 10 different schools of the Visakhapatnam city participated in these celebrations. Prof. K.V.Subbarao, Member Secretary, APNHPM Trust, Vizag and President Natural History Society of India in his introductory speech explained the students about the National Science Day and why it is celebrated every year on 28th Feb. Dr.K.V.Ramana, Vice-Chairman, Andhra Pradesh Space Applications Centre stressed the need for innovations in science and technology to face the future challenges. He impressed upon the students to have a scientific attitude in their life which will help them in future. Dr.G.Nageswararao, Chief Scientist, Dr.Murthy, Shri Purnachandra rao, Shri Thota Babu, and Dr.Kanungo from APSAC explained various aspects of space applications which are being used for betterment of life.
Dr.Kanungo has demonstrated how drones are flying and their applications in our daily life. An exhibition on remote sensing applications through charts is put up for the benefit of students. The programme ended with vote of thanks to all who have helped in organizing this programme.