CV Raman – UPSC Prelims

CV Raman:
  • Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman was a physicist from Tamil Nadu.
  • His work in the field of light scattering earned him the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1930.
  • This phenomenon was named the Raman effect.
  • In 1954, he was honoured with India’s highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna.
  • National Science Day (NSD) is celebrated annually on 28th February to commemorate the discovery of the Raman Effect by Nobel laureate and Physicist CV Raman on this day in 1928.