National Technology Day 2021- National Technology day is celebrated on the 11th of May in India. National Science and Technology Day is not just for scientists or engineers but for people who have engaged in providing jobs to many people, by innovating ideas, implementing them on the ground. It’s about providing information and taking benefits and providing to the people at the grass-root level. This day is a great opportunity to appreciate all our scientists and engineers who helped in the country’s growth.
Why INDIA celebrates Technology Day on 11th of May ?
India observes National Technology Day on 11th May to mark the anniversary of the Pokhran nuclear tests 1998. Pokhran nuclear tests were a series of five explosions conducted by India at the Indian Army’s Pokhran Test Range. Former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, lovingly known as India’s ‘Missile Man’ spearheaded the Pokhran tests. The then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee declared India a nuclear state, making it the sixth country to join the elite ‘nuclear club’. The five nuclear tests were codenamed Operation Shakti and the whole operation is also known as Pokhran II.
Lets Look Upon Some amazing innovations done by Indian Scientist in the video below:
I know how much hard it is for India in the going pandemic, people are suffering a lot due to the ongoing pandemic. Many have lost their loved ones which are really heartbreaking. People are stuck at homes and it has been affecting them mentally as well as physically. Therefore, let’s look upon some of the achievements India has gained in the past years and support each other in this pandemic by staying home and staying healthy.
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