Chandigarh University celebrates National Science Day

 With ‘Indigenous Technologies for Viksit Bharat’ as theme, Chandigarh University celebrates National Science Day 2024


Chandigarh University (CU) organized the National Science Day celebrations on February 28, 2024, on the ‘Indigenous Technologies for Viksit Bharat’ theme to emphasise the relevance of indigenous innovations by Indian scientists and the role of science in making India 'Atmanirbhar' and achieving Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of a Developed India by 2047.

Dr Jatinder Kaur Arora, Executive Director, Punjab State Council for Science and Technology was the chief guest of the event, whereas Dr Ashish Gulia, Director, Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Mullanpur; and Dr. Sukminder Kaur, Director, Central Forensic Science Laboratory Chandigarh were the Guest of Honour.

A Symposium on ‘Role of Science and Innovation towards Viksit Bharat’ was also held on the occasion, which was attended by Dr. Suman Singh (Director Health-Family Welfare AND Mission Director - National Health Mission) Union Territory, Chandigarh; Prof. (Dr.) Sanjay Mandal - IISER Mohali;  Prof. (Dr.) Jitendra Kumar - IIT Ropar; Dr. Ashok Sharma Director, Balaji Pharmachem; Prof. (Dr.) Naveen Gupta, Chairman Department of Microbiology, Panjab University; Dr. S K Rana - CEO BioAge, Mohali; Dr. Kalpana Sharma Director Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports, Patiala; and Prof. (Dr.) Rama Krishna, Dean (A & F) NITTIR, Chandigarh.

Additionally, a project exhibition ‘Science @Viksit Bharat’ was also organized, wherein CU students exhibited over 250 innovative projects and activities on diverse topics, including robotic car, Nano glow, soil testing, power generation from plants, agriculture, food products etc.