SRINAGAR: On the birth anniversary of world renowned physicist and Nobel laureate Dr Chander Shekhar Venkata Raman, State Institute of Education (SIE) organised an event to celebrate National Science Day at GHSS Kothibagh here on Thursday.
The event was attended by many science experts, concerned teachers and students in large numbers.
Joint Director Trainings and Principal SIE Kashmir, Mehboob Hussain threw light on the background of the celebration of this day, an official handout read.
Speaking about the various initiatives being taken by SIE Kashmir, he said, “Our institution is taking many steps for the promotion of science.”
He highlighted certain programmes like INSPIRE Model Exhibition and various other model exhibitions held from time to time by the institution for the promotion of Science.
Renowned scientist and Vice Chancellor, Cluster University Srinagar Dr Shiekh Javeed said that Science was advancing very rapidly and teachers should remain committed to maintain interest among students for science, read an official handout.
He said “We should not make it boring. It should be practical based,” adding that our collective efforts can make this subject interesting among students.
Head Department of Physics, University of Kashmir, Dr Nasir Iqbal said that teachers should “play their role in making science subject popular and interesting among students”, the handout added.