NESAC celebrated National Science Day on March 01, 2021 (28th Feb, being Sunday). The programme was organized under the aegis of Indian Society of Geomatics (ISG)-Shillong Chapter. As part of the programme, essay writing and painting competitions among school students were conducted. Shri Paritosh Choudhary from Christ School (International), Nongsder bagged the First prize in Essay Writing Competition, while Ms Laa Ila, Kendriya Vidyalaya, North Eastern Police Academy bagged the Second Prize and Ms Bithika Baruah from Army Public School, Umroi bagged the Third prize. In Painting Competition, first prize went to Ms Anamika Kharkang from Kendriya Vidyalaya, North Eastern Police Academy. The second Prize was shared by Shri Aditya Paul from Army Public School, Umroi and Ms Brenila Marak from Kendriya Vidyalaya, North Eastern Police Academy while third prize was bagged by Ms N. Pragati, Army Public School, Umroi.
Around 60 students from 9th to 12th standard attended the popular science talk on “Glory of Indian Science: From Zero to Quantum Computing” delivered by Prof. Arup Kumar Misra from Assam Engineering College & former Director of Assam Science, Technology & Environment Council (ASTEC), Guwahati during the National Science Day Celebration. Exhibition on different aspects of Space technology and its applications was also organized to mark the occasion.