National Technology DayCelebration of Hydrogen Bomb Test by India.
International Mothers' Day
On 11th May, 1998 India achieved a major technological breakthrough by successfully carrying out nuclear tests at Pokhran. Also first, indigenous aircraft "Hansa-3" was test flown at Bangalore on this day and India also performed successful test firing of the Trishul missile on the same day.
Considering above technological achievements on a particular date i.e. 11th May, the day of 11th May was chosen to be commemorated as National Technology Day.
1998 - Pokhran nuclear fusion test successfully done. Test firing of Trishul missile. Certification flight of Hansa-3, indigenous first all composite 2 seater plane.
1895 - Jiddu Krishna Murthy
Asaf Ali (Governor of Orissa)