In this post we will share all the information about the National Technology Day. Why we celebrate National Technology day in India on 11 May? What is the theme? And what is happening on this day? After reading this post you will find the answers of these questions.
National Technology Day in India?
National Technology day is 11th May of every calendar which is dedicated to all our engineers and scientist who are working hard to build our nation as a super power and use technology to improve services for public.
Who Name 11th May as National Technology Day?
Our former beloved Prime Minister Late Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji has named 11th May as National Technology Day.
Why we celebrate National Technology Day on 11th May?
On this Day i.e 11th May in 1998 India has successfully tested their Nuclear weapon at Pokharan, Rajasthan even after many surveillance eye by USA, China and European Countries. This shows the courage, dedication, smart and hard work of our all the officers, engineers and scientist who were the part of Operation Pokharan.
Some important points about National Technology Day of India
- This day i.e 11th May is dedicated to all our engineers, scientists.
- India has successfully tested the Nuclear Test at Pokharan.
- 11th May marked as milestone day in the history of India as we Indians have ingenuously created Nuclear weapon.
- Commercialising Indigenous Technologies: Journey from Benchside to Business Programme.
- Our engineers and scientist worked day and night to develop this weapon even the surveillance eye of USA, China and European countries didn’t know about this.
- One Bollywood Movie is also created Named Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran actor and Producer John Abraham.
- This Operation Shakti is the second phase of Operation Smiling Buddha launched in 1974.
What Government of India do on National Technology Day?
On this day every year government of India distribute awards for the engineers and scientist who have done excellent use of technology for the public service.
What is the Category of Awards on National Technology Day?
President of India awarding this award to the engineers and scientists. The categories of the award is mentioned below.
1. Category A – For successful commercialization of indigenous technology
2. Category B – For successful technology commercialization by MSME
3. Category C – For Technology Start-up
What is the Award amount of National Technology ?
Rs. 10 Lakhs awarded to the person, team or organisation.