National Science Day - 2020

Ooty Radio Telescope (ORT), which is the world's most powerful radio telescope operating at low radio frequencies, has been built and is operated by the NCRA-TIFR under the control of DAE, Govt. of India. ORT Observatory also has programmes to popularise science and technology among the general public, especially the students community. National Science Day is celebrated at Radio Astronomy Centre on 28th February every year.

There is a grand Science Exhibition on 28th February 2020. where many schools and colleges (Science, ITI, Diploma and Engineering Colleges) exhibit their best projects, and prizes are given for the best entries in different categories. No fee is charged for participation. Project must consist of a working model on any educational/technical theme and related information sheets for display.

Two best projects selected by the Principal/Head of the respective colleges will be allowed. (Maximum participants 2 students per project). Appropriate stalls & electrical points will be provided.

Last Date for Submission : 15th February 2020.

Please send your entries by email to or

For other Information Please Contact :

  • Shri K.Raja -(0423) 2244880, 2244800.
  • Smt N.L.Shantha Kumari -(0423) 2244933, 2244935.