National Technology Day in India

National Technology Day in India

Why National Technology Day is celebrated?


National Technology Day is celebrated on May 11 every year to commemorate the achievements of scientists, researchers, engineers and all others involved in the field of science and technology. It's a day to remind Indians about the technological advancements made by the country.


Who invented National Technology Day?


Former Indian PM Late Atal Bihari Vajpayee coined this term to celebrate the contributions made by Indian scientists. May 11 is also the day when India conducted its first successful test in Pokhran.


Is there a World Technology Day?


National Technology Day on January 6th recognizes how technology changes the world and looks to the future of technology. Each year, from the wheel to smartphones, the day honors technological achievements that impact our daily lives. Imagine the world without technology.


When did National Technology Day started in India?


The first National Technology Day in India was observed on May 11, 1998, to commemorate the Pokhran Nuclear Tests held at the Indian Army's Pokhran Test Range in Rajasthan. The day holds great importance because India joins the elite group of countries with nuclear weapons.


What is the theme of National Technology Day 2022?


They have not updated about it yet. We are hoping soon to get on that.


Sources:


https://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/national-technology-day-2021-date-theme-history-and-significance-121051100102_1.html


https://www.indiatoday.in/information/story/national-technology-day-2021-theme-history-significance-and-quotes-1800913-2021-05-10


https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-technology-day-january-6/


https://www.careerindia.com/features/national-technology-day-why-is-national-technology-day-celebrated-on-may-11th-029306.html


https://dst.gov.in/dr-jitendra-singh-launches-theme-national-science-day-nsd-2022-integrated-approach-st-sustainable