Shillong, February 21 : As part of the celebration of National Science Day 2024, the State Council of Science Technology & Environment, Meghalaya along with Shillong Science Centre are jointly organizing a week long Science programme from 26th February – 3rd March, 2024. During the week, an Open to All Run for Science (Marathon) Competition will be organized on the 26th February, 2024 at 6:15 AM. There will be Spot Registration at 5:45 AM. The Run will commence from Polo Parking Lot via Golflinks-Mawroh-Sanker-Shillong Science Centre.

Other activities to follow during the week are exposure visits, night sky observation, workshops and seed ball plantation across the State. A two day main event will be held on the 28th and 29th February, 2024 at State Convention Centre, Shillong where around 400 participants will take part. During the two day programme many activities will be held including exhibition by Scientific Organizations and grass root innovators, popular talk by eminent personalities, hands on science experiments, science model exhibition by School Eco-Clubs, short video screening on indigenous technologies, science skits, puppet show and many other competitions like painting, extempore speech, open quiz, etc.