The School of Physics, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University jointly with the Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT-RC-02), organized a national level webinar on the topic “Science is Fun” on 28th Feb 2022 as part of the National Science Day celebrations under the overall ambit of Aazadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. The webinar received overwhelming response from the participants across the nation particularly the students because it introduced them to some exciting fun facts about science in an interactive and easy to follow approach. Prof. A. K. Sharma, Dean, Faculty of Sciences, SMVDU, appreciated the efforts put in by the School in organizing a wonderful event. He thanked the resource person for sparing time for the event.
Dr. Sunil K. Wanchoo, Head, School of Physics, SMVDU welcomed Shri Mineesh Gulati who was the resource person for the webinar. Mr. Gulati demonstrated some uniquely designed experiments on science and made the students learn their underlying principles in an interactive and inspiring manner. At the outset, Dr. Kamni welcomed all and introduced the theme of the webinar to the participants and conducted the initial proceedings of the event. Dr. Pankaj Biswas, coordinated the concluding session and proposed the vote of thanks. He also thanked the student technical committee particularly Mr. Piyush Bhardwaj, Mr. Amit Khajuria and Mr. Gurnoor Singh, all of them are the students of Int. B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics-M.Sc. Physics, for the technological support and working closely to ensure the success of the webinar. A podcast of the webinar was also screened live at Shivalik College, Udhampur which was attended by 150 participants and 220 participants had joined the session online.The School of Physics thanked Prof. R. K. Sinha, Vice-chancellor, SMVDU for providing academic support and for constant motivation.