Every year 11th May is celebrated as National Technology Day

It is observed to mark the anniversary of the Pokhran nuclear tests of 1998.

Pokhran nuclear tests were a series of five explosions conducted by India at the Indian Army's Pokhran Test Range.

Former president Dr APJ Abdul - 'Missile Man' spearheaded the Pokhran tests.

The five nuclear tests were codenamed Operation Shakti (Pokhran II)

The theme for National Technology Day 2022 is “Integrated Approach in Science and technology for sustainable future”

The then PM, AB Vajpayee, declared 11th May to be celebrated as National Technology Day every year