The Council observed National Science Day-2015 on 27th February 2015 at the Office chamber of Hon’ble Planning Minister Pu Lalsawta with the theme “Science for Nation Building”. The session was chaired by Dr. Vanlalzara, the then Chief Scientific Officer, Directorate of Science & Technology, Govt. of Mizoram. The Hon’ble Minister delivered National Science Day speech which was recorded and telecast at DDK, Aizawl and Local Cable Networks.
This programme was attended by Science based NGOs from Mizoram Science Society, Mizoram Academy of Science, Mizoram Mathematics Society and Science Teachers Association of Mizoram. Apart from these were Officers and staff from Directorate of Science & Technology, MIRSAC Scientists and staff, Mizoram Council of Science Technology Officer and staff. Dr. R.K. Lallianthanga, Principal Scientific Officer and Project Director (MIRSAC) proposed vote of thanks.
On 28th February 2015, the NSD-2015 was celebrated at Mizoram Science Centre with Dr C. Vanlalramsanga, IES, Secretary, Planning, etc. Govt. of Mizoram. As declared by the Hon’ble Minister, Planning, the Centre remained open free for all visitors in celebration of the NSD. Mr. Aldrin Malsawmtluanga, Scientific Officer, Mizoram Science Centre presented powerpoint presentation on various activities undertaken by the Centre.
The Council also observed NSD-2015 at five different places in Mizoram viz. Mizoram University, Aizawl; Pachhunga University College, Aizawl; Govt. Zirtiri Residential Science College, Aizawl; Govt. Serchhip College, Serchhip and Govt. Lunglei College, Lunglei.