On the 28th of February 2017, ‘National Science Day’ was jointly celebrated by The Assam Kaziranga University and the Assam Science Society, Jorhat Branch, at the Kaziranga University campus. The event commenced with flag hoisting, which was followed by a tree plantation ceremony by the honourable guests.
The event saw more than 200 participants, around 160 of which were 10th standard students. The inaugural session was graced by the Honourable Chief Guest, Dr. A.K Borooah, Director, Tea Research Association, Tocklai, who enlightened the gathering with his words. Another popular talk on Science was delivered by Professor Dr. Pran Hari Talukdar, Dean of the School of Engineering and Technology and the School of Computing Science, Kaziranga University.
To spread social and scientific awareness among the participants and guests, a skit was also performed by children of the NGO Prerona, Jorhat, which was followed by the display of an exciting video on the path-breaking discoveries of Science.
A Science Exhibition was also held, along with various competitions such as Quiz, SciToon, Extempore and Science Talk. The day-long event concluded with the valedictory session and the vote of thanks.