IRTC is participating in the observance of Science Week 2017, in connection with the Rally for Science programme mooted by the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology, and Environment (KSCSTE), Kerala Sastra Sahithya Parishad in collaboration with various groups and institutions in the state. The programme is being conducted as a part of the March for Science movement which started in the United States of America in response to a systematic attack on Scientific Temper and Research. The celebration of science week coincides with the birth anniversaries of pioneering scientists Marie Curie and C. V. Raman and also of Jawaharlal Nehru, the architect of modern India.
Events in the science week observation include classes and panel presentations on topics of scientific importance, lives of women scientists, science in daily life etc. The IRTC campus remains open for public and students to conduct visits during the science week.