On 11th May 1998 India achieved a major technological breakthrough by successfully carrying out nuclear tests at Pokhran, Rajasthan. Also first, indigenous aircraft “Hansa-3” was test flown at Bangalore on this day and India also performed successful test firing of the Trishul missile on the same day.
Technology Development Board, Ministry of Science and Technology is celebrating 19th National Technology Day, at Vigyan Bhawan. The theme of the function is “Technology for inclusive and sustainable growth”.
Considering above technological achievements on a particular date, the day of 11th May was chosen to be commemorated as National Technology Day. Technology Day is celebrated as a symbol of the quest for scientific inquiry, technological creativity and the translation of that quest in the integration of Science, Society, and Industry.
Important Takeaways from above News for Dena Bank PO Exam-
- Prof. Ashutosh Sharma is the chairperson of Technology Development Board
- The Government of India constituted the Technology Development Board (TDB) in September 1996, under the Technology Development Board Act, 1995
Source- The Hindu
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