National Technology Day 2021: May 11 is a day of great pride for Indians as it is celebrated as National Technology Day all over India. This is a day that will always tell our future generations how progressive we are in the field of science. On this day, the power of the country was known to the whole world, so it has its own importance. On May 11, 1998, India conducted a nuclear test. A total of 5 trials were conducted in Pokhran, Rajasthan, out of which three were conducted on 11 May and two on 13 May. The test conducted on 11 May triggered 5.3 Richter scale seismic vibrations with 3 atomic bombings, since then the country began celebrating National Technology Day.
The theme of National Technology Day
Since 1999, National Technology Day started to be celebrated and since then a theme has been set every year to celebrate it. This year’s theme is ‘Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future’. The Ministry of Science and Technology organizes this day every year. Also works on the subject set for it. The year-long plans are discussed.
Trishul Missile joins Indian Army
On 11 May 1998, the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) completed the final test-fire of the Trishul missile and included it in the Indian Air Force. The surface-to-air, quick-response, short-range missile Trishul was a unit of India’s coordinated Guided Missile Development Ceremony which has also resulted in the formation of the Prithvi, Akash, and Agni missile systems.
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