National Technology Day: May 11, 2021:
National Technology Day was observed in India on May 11, 2021.
- The day is celebrated every year on the 11th of May to highlight the achievements of engineers and scientists in the field of technology and science.
- Former Prime Minister Late Atal Bihari Vajpayee coined this term to celebrate the contributions made by Indian scientists.
- This day marks the anniversary of the 1998 Pokhran nuclear tests, which gave India a new strength and presence across the globe.