National Technology Day 2022

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Every year May 11 is celebrate as National Technology Day to honor the contributions of researchers, engineers, and scientists of our community. In today’s era technology plays an important role in our daily lives. When we consider its impact on economic growth National Technology Day becomes very crucial. Decades earlier on this day technology industry in India achieve several monumental achievement. As our country enter into the small group of countries that hold nuclear weapons. India test its first indigenous aircraft Hansa-3. And the successful test of the Trishul missile was done on this day itself.

History of National Technology Day

On 11 May 1998, India successfully tested nuclear weapons in Pokhran and enter into a small group of countries that have nuclear weapons. India became the sixth country to join the Nuclear Club. On this day our country carried out a successful nuclear test at ’s Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. Two more nuclear tests were conduct on May 13 and these three nuclear tests were under Operation Shakti. Operation Shakti was lead by the late Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, an aerospace Scientist and India’s eleventh President. India on May 18, 1974, conduct its first nuclear test under the code-named “Smiling ” in Rajasthan’s Pokhran. These tests were the second occurrence.

On 11 May 1998, India test its first indigenous aircraft Hansa-3.Which was mean for pilot training, surveillance, and reconnaissance purposes in Bangalore. Successful test of surface-to-air missile, Trishul was also perform on the same day. 11th May was declare as National Technology Day by the Indian government as many technological advancements were accomplish on the same day itself. Officially it was sign by Atal Bihari Vajpayee who was the Prime Minister. Then and the first National Technology Day was celebrated in 1999.

Significance

National Technology Day is celebrated to honor the scientists, engineers, researchers. And their technological innovations which have adds to the growth of India. Department of Science and Technology’s statutory body Technology Development Board(TDB) celebrates the day by honoring the technological innovations. Which have contribute to the national growth. Every year on this day the board organizes an event. Where the President of India gives awards to people for their technological contributions. The main emphasis of honoring the scientists and researchers is to emphasize the importance of science and technology in our lives. And how the young generation should pursue it in their profession.

National Technology Day 2022 Theme

Every year National Technology Day is celebrate with a specific theme. The board decides the theme for National Technology Day every year. “Integrated Approach in Science and technology for sustainable future“. This is the theme of 2022 Technology Day. The theme for 2022 was launch by Union Minister Jitendra Singh.