As a part of National Science Day Celebrations, a Science March was organized by Raman Science Centre on February 28 from 8.30 am to 10.00 am.About 500 students from 10 schools viz. St. Ursula Girls, Sidhheshwar Vidyalaya, CDS, Rajendra High School, New Apostololic English high School, Dadibai Deshmukh Hindu Mulinchi Shala, Tata parsi Girls, Maharashtra Adhyan mandir, participated and gave the message of Science to the society by holding placards and slogans.The march started from Raman Science Centre Nagpur proceeded through Aagyaram Devi square, S. T. Stand square, Model mill square, Ganeshpeth, Subhash road, Aagyaram Devi square and back to Raman Science Centre.
Sir C. V. Raman Memorial Lecture was organized at Raman Science Center on this occasion. Dr. Deepak Dwivedi, Scientist, Stanford University, USA interacted with the students on the topic “Chocolates and Raman Scattering. He gave information about the history of chocolate making, the component materials, their chemical name, properties and importance. He also explained what Raman Effect is and how Raman Scattering is applicable in chocolate industry.Students were overwhelmed by the information given by him. After the lecture he also satisfied the student’s queries about the innovations in various other fields.