ICAR-IISR, Kozhikode celebrated National Science Day- 2023 on 28 February 2023. Dr. Rajanikant G K, Professor & Dean (Student's Welfare), NIT, Calicut was the Chief Guest of the function. The programme began at 3.30 pm at SJ Hall of the institute. Ms. Alfiya P.V., Scientist welcomed the gathering and Dr. R. Dinesh, Director, ICAR-IISR gave the introductory remarks. Dr. Rajanikant G.K., delivered Science Day Lecture on the topic ‘Leveraging Science to improve global well- being’. In the 'Intercollegiate Science Quiz Competition', six teams from different colleges of Kozhikode district participated and Ms. Swathi U. and Ms. Aparna P. from Providence Women’s college won the first place. Mr. Mohammed Shamil O and Mr. Pranav P. from Farook College bagged the second place and the Ms. Aman K. and Ms. Anjali T.P. from Govt. Arts and Science College won the third place. The winners were awarded cash prize and certificates by the Chief Guest. Head of the Divisions, Scientists, Technical, Administrative and Skilled support staff including Research Fellows, Apprentices were present in the event. The event was also streamed online for the off-campus staff. The programme concluded with vote of thanks by Dr. Maneesha S.R., Scientist.