The preparation of Science Olympiad was organized by Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, University of Madras in association with Nehru Children’s Cultural Association held at Life Sciences Seminar Hall, University of Madras. Dr. Prof. N. Raaman, former Director of Centre for Advanced studies in Botany inaugurated the Science Olympiad and addressed to students who participated in Science Olympiad. In his speech, Raaman had said that The country’s development is largely attributed due to science. Most of the medicinal plants are used to produced drugs for human beings. Most of the Drugs are developed from Medicinal plants. Around 5500 Medicinal plants used for making drugs . Medicinal properties occur in every Medicinal plants drugs. K. Sakthivel, Scientist, Satish Dhavan Space centre, ISRO Sriharikotta, Jagan Karuppaiah Senior Scientist, M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation,Dr. N. Radhakrishnan Assistant Professor of CAS in Botany gave a talk. Students who wish to join Science Olympiad classes contact MR. Sugumaran, President, Nehru Children’s Cultural Association Mobile 8144416484.