The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee celebrated National Science Day on Feb 28 with Inter School Online Science Quiz Competition participants. Seven neighborhood schools from Roorkee had earlier participated in the competition on Feb 19 and the Greenway Modern Sr. Sec. School Roorkee won the
On February 28, an online Institute Lecture was also organized by the IIT in continuation of the competition and also to mark the National Science Day. Prof Ajit K Chaturvedi, Director, IIT Roorkee addressed the audience on significance of Science Day. The annual Science Day Lecture in an online mode was delivered by Prof. Rajeeva Laxman Karandikar, Director Chennai Mathematical Institute on the topic-“Role of Statistics in the Era of Big Data, Analytics, Data Science”.