National Science Day 2020
n National Science Day 2020 was celebrated on 28th February, 2020. The main celebration programme in Mizoram was held at ATI Auditorium, MINECO, Aizawl. Dr. R.K. Lallianthanga, Chief Scientific officer was the chairman, Dr. C. Vanlalramsanga, Secretary, Planning (Science & Technology) graced the event as the Chief Guest and Prof. R. Lalthantluanga, Former Vice Chancellor, Mizoram University was the Guest of Honour. In accordance with the theme ‘Women in Science’ a total number of 93 Mizo women Ph.D. holders in the area of science & technology were felicitated and a nice framed appreciation certificates were presented to each one of them. Besides the dignitaries, other speakers of the day were Mr. Samuel Lalmalsawma, SSO who talked on the various activities concerning NSD and Dr. Lalchhandami Tochhawng, SO who presented on the NSD theme. Also, the NSD Essay Competition result was announced and prizes were distributed to the winners. Special items like Science Drama/Skit presented by students of Regional Institute of Paramedical and Nursing Sciences (RIPANS), Group Singing presented by students of Women Polytechnic and a solo performances by a local prominent singer Hlimhlimi added flavor to the celebration programme. Apart from these institutions, the programme was attended by Women Scientists, Office Bearers of MHIP (largest Women Association of the State), students & parents as well as invitees from different Departments and Science-based NGOs in Mizoram.