Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya helped in developing State Bank of Mysore and encouraged girls to attend school.
Homi Jahangir Bhabha is popularly known as the Father of Indian nuclear programme. He was born on 30th October 1909, Bombay and died on 24th January 1966, France. He was an Indian nuclear physicist who is known for his intellect and contribution towards developing nuclear programme in India. He is also the founder of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research which works in the field of theoretical physics, cosmic rays physics and mathematics.
Vikram Sarabhai played an instrumental role in building up the astronomical department in India and establishing space research facilities in India.
SUBRAHMANYAN CHANDRASEKHAR name is always remembered for his work on the evolution of stars and theoretical structure.
The National Science Day in India is celebrated in the loving memory of Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (C. V. Raman) who was responsible for the discovery of Raman Effect on 28th February 1928. He was the first Indian and Asian to ever win a Nobel Prize in the field of Physics.