Atal Bihari Vajpayee Current Affairs, GK & News

National Technology Day: May 11

Every year, India celebrates National Technology Day on May 11. This year, the National Technology Day is being celebrated under the theme: Theme: Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future The Ministry of Science and Technology organises several events across the country to celebrate the day. Why is National Technology Day celebrated in India? The ..

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January 9: Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Every year the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is celebrated on January 9. What is the theme of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, 2021? Theme: Contributing to Atma Nirbhar Bharat. Why is Pravasi Bharatiya Divas celebrated? It is celebrated to mark the contribution of overseas Indian community towards the development of India. Why is important to celebrate Pravasi Bharatiya ..

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NASA launches SS Kalpana Chawla Cargo Spacecraft

On October 2, 2020, NASA launched a commercial spacecraft named after Indian Origin deceased NASA Astronaut “Kalpana Chawla”. The spacecraft carried 4 tonnes of cargo including refined radishes for the International Space Station. Highlights The spacecraft was built by a Virginia based company Northrop Grunman. It currently holds space station resupply contract with NASA. It ..

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PM Modi launches Atal Bhujal Yojana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABY), a scheme for sustainable management of ground water resources, in New Delhi. The scheme was launched on the occasion of 95th birth anniversary former Prime Minister Late Atal Bihari Vajpayee. On the occasion, the 8.8-kilometre long Strategic Tunnel under Rohtang Pass was also named after late ..

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National Good Governance Day

To honour the former Prime Minister of India and Bharat Ratna, Atal Bihar Vajpayee,  his birth anniversary- 25th December, was chosen by the Government of India to be observed as the National Good Governance Day every year for creating awareness among the citizens of the country for accountability in the Governance. First observed in the ..

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