New Delhi: On the occasion of National Technology Day today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered Pokharan 2. He further applauded all those people who are using technology to bring a positive difference in the lives of others.
The tests in Pokhran in 1998 also showed the difference a strong political leadership can make.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 11, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday remembered the nuclear tests held in 1998 at Pokhran, Rajasthan, terming it an “exceptional achievement” and a “landmark moment in India’s history” and applauded all those using technology to enhance the quality of life. “On National Technology Day, our nation salutes all those who are leveraging technology to bring a positive difference in the lives of others. We remember the exceptional achievement of our scientists on this day in 1998. It was a landmark moment in India’s history,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.
In another tweet, the Prime Minister also saluted all those who are currently involved in research to defeat COVID-19. “Today, technology is helping many in the efforts to make the world free from COVID-19. I salute all those at the forefront of research and innovation on ways to defeat Coronavirus. May we keep harnessing technology in order to create a healthier and better planet,” he said.