NATIONAL TECHNOLOGY DAY

  • National Technology Day is celebrated in India on May 11 every year.
  • This term was coined by former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee to recognise the contributions of Indian scientists.
  • On May 11, 1998, three very special technological advances were showcased by India’s scientists and engineers:

Operation Shakti, also known widely as Pokhran-II nuclear tests;

  1. the successful test firing of Trishul missile; and
  2. the first test flight of the indigenously developed aircraft Hansa.

2023 Theme:

School to Startups-Igniting Young Minds to Innovate.

SOURCE: THE HINDU, THE ECONOMIC TIMES, PIB

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