National Science Day

Department of Botany, DAV College Celebrated "National Science Day"

A Quiz and Chart making competition was organized by Department of Botany, DAV College, Jalandhar on today under aegis of KASHYAP BIOLOGICAL SOCIETY. It was to celebrate National Science Day in memory of Sir. C.V. Raman who discovered Raman Effect on 28 Feb, 1928. He was awarded Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930 for this contribution. The theme of National Science Day 2016 was Scientific Issues in Development of Nation.



Department organized two activities based on scientific knowledge and learning i.e. Quiz and chart competition. More than 50 participants from BSc. (Medical) participated in both events.

Principal Dr. B.B Sharma was the guest of honour. He keenly observed charts prepared by students and addressed them with his intellectual and encouraging views. Dr. Komal Arora, HOD & Prof-in-charge of Kahyap Biological Society, introduced students about Prof. S.R. Kashyap, Father of Indian Biyology, after whom the society has been named so. Cell Biology, Plant Taxonomy and Economic Botany were themes for chart making competition.

There were five rounds of questions i.e. important terms, abbreviations, MCQs, phenomena and scientists related to Botany. Team Pisum, won quiz competition with participants: Anchal, Rahul and Anita from BSc. III. At the end, Dr. Komal Arora, thanked Principal, all organizers, members of teaching and non-teaching staff and students for making this event a success.


In chart making, first, second and third positions were won by Simran (BSc. III), Shruti (BSc. I) and Jasbir (BSc. III), respectively

For quiz competition, 12 teams from TDC I, II & III participated in screening and three teams namely: SOLANUM, OCIMUM and PISUM were selected.