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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Topics: Atal Bihari Vajpayee • Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) • DRDO • IGMDP • Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP) • National Technology Day • Operation Shakti • Operation Smiling Buddha • Pokhran I • Pokhran Nuclear Tests • Pokhran-II • Trishul missile
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 ..
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 ..