Nationwide Science Day 2023: The theme for Nationwide Science Day 2023 is ‘International Science for International Wellbeing’. The theme signifies India’s rising world position and rising visibility within the worldwide area, mentioned Dr Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of Science and Know-how, in line with a press release launched by the Division of Science and Know-how.
India assumed the G20 Presidency on December 1, 2022. Singh mentioned the theme for Nationwide Science Day is completely in sync with India assuming the G20 Presidency, as a part of which the nation will change into the voice of the worldwide south.
Nationwide Science Day is noticed yearly in India on February 28 to commemorate the invention of the ‘Raman Impact’.
In keeping with the assertion, Singh mentioned India has acquired “world visibility” within the comity of countries, underneath the management of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and that the nation is prepared for outcome-oriented world collaboration to handle the worldwide challenges.
Singh additionally mentioned that when considerations, challenges and benchmarks assume world dimensions, the redressal also needs to be of world nature.
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He additional mentioned that the theme ‘International Science for International Wellbeing’ has been chosen to extend the appreciation of scientific points globally, with a purpose to guarantee “world wellbeing”.
The minister recalled that final 12 months, on the event of Nationwide Science Day, Modi had referred to as for “International Good”. The Prime Minister had mentioned: “Allow us to reaffirm our dedication in direction of fulfilling our collective scientific duty and leveraging the ability of science for human progress”.
Singh mentioned that within the current day, Indian scientific breakthroughs have reached from the lab to the land. He defined that functions of science are being utilized by each family to deliver “ease of residing” to the widespread man.
Singh mentioned this heralds a brand new period to supply alternatives to folks and the scientific fraternity in India and overseas to come back collectively, work collectively and expertise the enjoyment of conducting scientific analysis for the wellbeing of mankind.
In keeping with the minister, India is progressively marching in direction of changing into a world chief in industrialisation and technological growth. The goal of India’s new plan, ‘Science, Know-how and Innovation Coverage 2020’, is to advertise science extra successfully and make it expert-driven.
Explaining the rationale behind this 12 months’s theme for Nationwide Science Day, Dr Ajay Kumar Sood, Principal Scientific Advisor to the Authorities of India, mentioned the world, within the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, has come nearer to combat world challenges.