- This year’s focus is“Rebooting the economy through science and technology.
PM Modi praises technology
- As the world continues to battle the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted the importance of technology in the fight against the Coronavirus as Technology Day was observed.
- Technology Day is observed to mark the successful testing of nuclear missiles in 1998 under the leadership of Vajpayee and scientist and former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
- It was after the successful completion of these tests that Vajpayee declared India as a nuclear state.