Important Days
National technology day
▪ India observes National Technology Day on May 11 every year to commemorate the successful nuclear test at Pokhran in 1998.
▪ Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee designated May 11 as National Technology Day in India in 1998.
▪ It was celebrated by the first time in 1999.
▪ India’s first nuclear test – Smiling Buddha (May 1974)
▪ Second Nuclear Test – Operation Shakti (May 1998)

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