National Science Day celebrated at ICAR-CPCRI, Regional Station, Kayamkulam


National Science Day, the event to commemorate the discovery of Raman Effect by  Nobel Laureate and the renowned Indian Physicist Dr.C.V.Raman,  was celebrated at ICAR-CPCRI, Regional Station, Kayamkulam on 28/2/2017. Dr.V.Krishakumar, Head, ICAR-CPCRI, Regional Station, Kayamkulam in his presidential address stressed the importance of observing Science Day to create a scientific awareness among the general public.

            Dr.K.Girishkumar, Professor and Head, Dept. of Applied Chemistry, CUSAT,Kochi, delivered the keynote address on the topic:Chemistry-For and Against.  He gave an elaborate lecture on the applications of chemistry in our daily life. He also emphasised the growing  misuse of the applications of chemistry especially in the areas of food industry, cosmetics, antibiotic drugs, pesticides etc. He urged the scientific fraternity to give due emphasis on science popularisation especially among the school children. Dr. S. Kalavathay, Principal Scientist (Agrl.extension) welcomed the gathering and Dr.Jeena Mathew,Scientist (Soil Science) proposed the vote of thanks.