The National Service Scheme (NSS) cell of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana, organised National Science Day-2015 on the theme “Science for nation building” on Wednesday.
The event was organised in the memory of the invention of “Raman Effect” by internationally acclaimed Indian Nobel Laureate physicist CV Raman.
NSS programme coordinator Syed Shabih Hassan said the celebration was started with 'Shabad Gayan' by Sarabjeet Kaur, Gunwant Kaur and Ramandeep Kaur. Significance of scientific applications in the daily life for welfare of human beings and scientific advancements were highlighted by Hassan.
A special guest lecture was organised on the topic “Application of remote sensing and geographical information system”.
The talk was delivered by VK Verma, senior scientist, Punjab Remote Sensing Centre, Ludhiana. Verma briefly talked about natural resource mapping and monitoring using remote sensing/GIS technology, carrying out special temporal survey works for monitoring the changes in land use, built up and soil patterns, environment, irrigation systems, forest resources.
SS Hassan informed that we should nurture the nature for maintaining equilibrium on earth. Hassan extended thanks to VK Verma and motivated volunteers to read the biography of eminent scientists.