National Science Day was celebrated by SSM College of Engineering Diver Parihaspora.
The college in a statement said the event was organized to commemorate contribution of Dr. C.V. Raman first Indian Nobel laureate in 1930 for his discovery of energy state transition,scattering of light which subsequently came to be known as “Raman effect”. The theme for this year’s Science Day was “Woman in Science”. Prof. (Dr.) M.A Shah, Professor, Department of Physics NIT Srinagar, was the Chief Guest on the occasion.
Dr. Tasneem Keng Senior Scientist Remote Sensing Department, Dr. Rabia Coordinator Nano Technology University of Kashmir, Dr. Nasheman Senior Scientist Indian Institute of Integrated Medicines, Dr. Safiullah, Assistant Professor of Chemistry NIT Srinagar, Prof. (Dr.) Barkat Hussain Former Principal NIT Srinagar were the Guests of Honour.
Dr. N. A. Shah Registrar SSM College of Engineering highlighted the importance of the National Science. He advised the students to use the contribution of Women in Science as inspiration for developing a scientific temper.
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Tasneem Keng, spoke about the remote sensing operations in J&K and its benefits in day-to-day life. She also stressed for the role of women in discouraging usage of plastic and polythene for improving the quality of environment.