Central Scientific Instruments Organisation(CSIO) celebrated “National Science Day” on Friday, hosting an Open Day. All the labs were kept open for the general public at noon. Around 1000 visitors, including students from various schools, colleges, universities, and the general public went around the laboratories of the institute. Students were given an opportunity to interact with scientists. They also saw the latest technology in use. Dr. Navneet Singh Aulakh, Public Relations Officer and Principal Scientist, CSIO welcomed the students. In his address, Mr. Aulakh explained the importance of National Science Day. He said that National Science Day is celebrated in India on February 28 every year to mark the discovery of Raman Effect by C.V. Raman, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize. Dr. Aulakh added that it was the same day years ago when his school brought him to CSIO and he decided to become part of this campus. The institution claims every year scientists have joined them after attending Open day at CSIO.