What is National Technology Day?


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National Technology Day


The National Technology Day was authored by late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as 11 May go about as a token of India's mechanical headways.

Foundation: On 11 May 1998, India effectively led Pokhran-II (code name-Operation Shakti) in which it tried its Shakti-I atomic rocket at Indian Army's Pokhran Test Range in Rajasthan. This was the second atomic test directed by India after Pokhran I (code-named Operation Smiling Buddha) was led in May 1974.

Objective: National Technology Day features and commends earth shattering accomplishments and significant commitment of our researchers and specialists in field of science and innovation. It additionally energizes adolescents towards science and innovation field and holding onto it as a lifelong alternative.

Festivity: Every year the Technology Development Board of India (a statutory body) honors NTD by granting people with National Award for their commitment to science and innovation (S&T). Likewise, on the event of NTD designing schools crosswise over India direct projects to help logical undertakings and advance enthusiasm among understudies.

Other Landmark Events that occurred on May 11


National Technology Day likewise denotes the trip of Hansa-3, India's first indigenous air ship which was created by National Aerospace Laboratories. It was flown in Bengaluru when atomic tests were being composed in Pokhran, Rajasthan. It was a two-seater, light broad flying plane. It is used in flying organizations for pilot preparing, observation, sports, elevated photography, and condition Projects. On May 11, 1998 the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) achieved last test-fire of Trishul rocket. It is a surface-to-air, short-run rocket, snappy response. It was then brought into barrier administration by Indian Air Force (IAF) and Indian Army. The Trishul rocket Trishul was a unit of the Integrated Guided Missile Development Program (IGMDP) of India which has brought about arrangement of Prithvi, Akash and Agni rocket frameworks.

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