School of Physics at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra organized a special lecture on “NaNo Materials”. The lecture was delivered by Dr. Y. Aparna, Professor and Head, Department of Physics at JNTU College of Engineering Hyderabad. The lecture began with an introduction on chronological developments in the field exploiting Nano science and technology. Concepts linked to the fundamentals behind the science and technology of materials at the nano scale and their potential applications were explained beautifully to the audience. Different methods of synthesis of nano materials and possible tools of their characterization were discussed. The talk being interdisciplinary in nature addressed larger audience involving science and engineering and hence received deep apprication. The session ended with vote of thanks to the speaker by Dr. Jitendra Sharma, the faculty coordinator for the event.