Press release

22 Feb 2022

HLL CRDC to hold school-level competitions to celebrate National Science Day

Thiruvananthapuram, 19 February 2022: With the aim of promoting interest in
science among the younger generation, the Corporate R& D Centre (CRDC) of HLL
Lifecare Limited is holding two contests on the theme ‘Impact of Science on life on
Earth’ for the school students across Thiruvananthapuram district. The Corporate
R&D Centre (CRDC) is the state-of-the-art research wing of Mini Ratna Enterprise
HLL, whose chief mission is to identify, develop and adapt new technologies and
products in the area of healthcare.
The contests have been planned to mark the National Science Day on 28 February
There will be two contests – Essay Writing (both in English and Malayalam) and
Poster Making and the entries will be accepted from both junior level students and
senior level students of classes V to VII and VIII to X respectively.
The prizes that include cash award and certificates will be awarded to 3 students
from each category. The prizes will be distributed at the National Science Day
function to be held on 28 February 2022 at HLL CRDC Hall at Akkulam,
Thiruvananthapuram. The event will be presided over by Shri K. Beji George IRTS,
C&MD, HLL and Prof. Kana M. Sureshan, Department of Chemistry, IISER,
Thiruvananthapuram will deliver key note address on the topic “Science and Society”
A maximum of 12 entries will only be allowed from one school and a student can
participate in one event only. Essay should not be of more than 1000 words, and
poster should be of A4size. Interested students can register their names in the
contest through email id- and last date for submission of
entries will be 24 February 2022. For further information, please contact: 0471-
Every year, National Science Day is celebrated on February 28 to mark the
discovery of Raman Effect by noted physicist and Nobel laureate, CV Raman.