The National Science Day 2016 and NCSTC Awards Ceremony function was celebrated in collaboration with NCSTC DST on 1st March 2016. The theme for National Science Day 2016 was “Science & Technology led Innovation”. National Science Day lecture on “Make in India: S&T driven innovation” by Prof R A Mashelkar was organised at IIT, New Delhi. The lecture was attended by students, scientists, and faculties. 13 National Awards for Science Communication was given to awardees during NCSTC Awards Ceremony function. The award function was graced by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Hon’ble Minister for Science & Technology and Earth sciences. NCSTC also felicitated TWAS, USNAS & INFOSYS awardees during National Science Day and Awards Ceremony function. Poster exhibition on glimpses of DST activities was also showcased.