Pokhran-II: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

KVIC revives Pokhran Potteries

Published: June 22, 2020

On June 21, 2020, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) in order to revive the pottery industry in Pokhran distributed 80 electric potter wheels. Highlights The KVIC distributed blunger machines as well apart from potter wheels. The machines are used to mix clay. These machines are capable of producing 800 kg of clay in ..

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May 11: National Technology Day

Published: May 11, 2020

Every year, National Technology Day is observed on May 11, 1974 in order to remind India’s technological advancements. This year the day is being observed under the theme Theme: Focusing on Rebooting the economy through Science and Technology. Why on May 11? On May 11, India tested its first successful Shakti-I nuclear missile. The missile ..

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National Technology Day observed on May 11

Published: May 12, 2019

National Technology Day was observed on May 11 across India. The day marks the anniversary of Pokhran Nuclear Tests (Operation Shakti) of 1998 and also India’s progress in field of science and technology. About National Technology Day The National Technology Day was coined by late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as 11 May act as ..

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2019 edition of National Technology Day (NTD)

Published: May 11, 2019

The National Technology Day (NTD) is held every year on May 11 to celebrate India’s achievements in science and technology and to mark the historic feat of test-firing its very first nuclear-capable missile back in 1998 at Pokhran. The day also highlights the importance of science in daily life and encourages youngsters to embrace it ..

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The 2018 National Technology Day (NTD)

Published: May 11, 2018

The National Technology Day (NTD) is celebrated every year in India on May 11. On this day in 1998, India successfully tested its nuclear bombs in Pokhran, Rajasthan. The tests were conducted under the leadership of Former President Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, who was then DRDO Chief, and Dr R Chidambaran, then Chairman ..

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