27th February 2017, Pune
National Science Day with a theme ‘Science and Technology for Specially Abled Persons” was celebrated at ICAR-DFR, Pune on 27 February 2017. Essay writing competition was conducted on the topic “Designing a Garden for Specially Abled Persons”.
On 28 February 2017 Science Day was celebrated at Mukh-Vadhi Sikshan SansodhaVikas Kendra, Apte Road, Pune for specially abled persons. The organization specializes in imparting skills in repairing of electrical appliances, computers, DTP, handy craft, paper bag making etc to adolescent dumb and deaf children of 16-17 years. Team DFR explained about the possibility of skill development in floriculture. The Director briefed about the history and importance of National Science Day. He also made brief pictorial presentation on opportunities and scope in floriculture sector.