National Technology Day (NTD)

On the 11th May the National Technology Day is celebrated annually all over the state to commemorate technological breakthroughs which included mastering of the nuclear weapons technology through a series of controlled tests at Pokharan, test firing of the indigenously developed Trishul missile and test flight of the indigenous aircraft Hansa-3. These diverse and significant achievements on a single day, in a way, indicated the resurgence of Indian Technology. The day is observed through organisation with activities like, science & technology exhibition, popular lecture cum demonstration of technologies, debates, seminars, symposia, folk form of communication of technology information, slide/film shows, radio/TV programmes etc. aimed at technology popularisation and nutrition of scientific and technical temperament among all sections of our society by scientific/technological institutions, professional societies, academic institutions and industries. Observed National Technology Day centering around schools, colleges, polytechnics, engineering colleges , universities, state S&T institutions, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Science Centres, NGO's and other dedicated to the theme with various scientific/ technical institutions/ Engineering Colleges, NGOs and other organizations in organizing National Technology Day programmes with sponsorship of National Council for Science & Technology Communication, Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India.

Organization/Institution and NGOs, celebrated the NTD are:

Dikrang Valley Environment & Rural Development Society(D-VERDS ), No. 1 Barpathar, Gosaibari, Lakhimpur; Sivasagar Govt. Higher Secondary & Multipurpose School, Sivasagar; Development and Research Project Organisation of Nature (DARPON), Janapath, Farm gate, Khanapara, Guwahati - 22; Department of Physics, Tezpur University, Tezpur-28; Children Science Academy Dhemaji District Committee, C/o Dhemaji Public School, Dhemaji; Randia Youth Centre Rangia, Bidyapur, Gandhi Path, Kamrup-781354; Bardoichila Unnayan Samittee, Jaha, Pubkalakuchi, Nalbari- 54; Prayas, Pitambar Hat Bajali, Kamrup - 781354; SCORPION, Panbazar, Guwahati; All Assam Middle School Science Teachers' Association, Dhubri; Community Resource Management Service(CRMS ), N.C.Hills; Bharat Jan Vigyan Jatha, District Organizing Council, Tinsukia, Gandhi Nagar, Makum; Bahona College, Bahona, Jorhat - 785101; Jorhat District Children Science Congress, Jorhat-1; Academy Sorbaibandha, Ward No.- 14, Jorhat; Prithivi, Rangia, Kamrup; Warrior, Tribenipath, Bhaskar Nagar, Guwahati - 1; Karbi Anglong Area Upliftment Society, Chokihola, Karbi Anglong; Dept. of Chemistry, Rangia College, Rangia, Kamrup; Pub Kamrup College Science Forum, Pub Kamrup College, Baihata Chariali, Kamrup; Cotton College, Panbazar, Guwahati; Kheroni Girls' High School, Kheroni - 782448, Karbi Anglong; Manab Vikash Society, Sonaibera, Alitangani, Nagaon; ASSA, C/o Dept. of Physics, Gauhati University; Bureau of Engineers Scientist Technologists for Development of North East Region, Bagharbari Road, Panjabari, Guwahati - 37; Jana Pragati, Jakhalabandha - 782136, Nagaon; Lakhimpur Girls' College, North Lakhimpur; ASTHA, Biswanath Chariali, Sonitpur - 784176; Dept. of Chemistry, Gauhati University; Jana Vikas, Puthimari, Kamrup; Lalit Chandra Bharali College, Guwahati; Assam Science Congress Association, North Lakhimpur; Teok High School, Teok, Jorhat; Anubhav Kala Kendra, Na - Ali, Dhikiajuli, Jorhat; Institute of Technology, Tarazan, Jorhat; CORD, Chapai, Mangaldai, Darrang, Gramya Swaniyojan Santha, Ghograpar, Nalbari; Jamuguri Adarsha M.E. School, Kunwari Pukhuri, Jorhat; Assam Science Society, Pichala Branch, Lakhimpur; Assam Writers Association, Paltanbazar, Guwahati, Assam Engineering College Allumin Association, Jalukbari, Guwahati; Science Communicators Forum, Nalbari; Techniche -05, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, APAKSYA, Rehabari, Guwahati; Dept. of Chemistry, Cotton College, Guwahati.

Some of the other programmes are

State level seminar on " Impact of biosensor technology in improving quality of tea" organized by Bahona College, Jorhat.
Workshop on "Science Teaching" organized by Pub Kamrup College Science Forum Baihata Chariali.
National level debating competition on "Every technological breakthrough is a complete break with tradition" organized by Cotton College Union Society, Guwahati.
Workshop cum training programme on "Development of traditional pottery technology and terracotta industries" organized by Anubhav Kala Kendra, Jorhat
Workshop on "Nanotechnology" organized by Department of Physics, Tezpur University, Tezpur
Exhibition on " Local innovations on various field of Agriculture and allied areas" organized by Institute of Technology, Jorhat
Workshop cum training programme "Food processing on locally available fruits and vegetables grown in Darrang district of Assam" for women SHGs at Tangla, Darrang organized by Creative Organisation and Rural Development (CORD), Chappai, Darrang
Workshop cum training programme on "Popularization of bamboo product manufacturing and its role in folk culture" organized by Assam Science Society, Pichala Branch, Lakhimpur at Lakhimpur
Workshop cum training programme on "Candle manufacturing process" for women at Nalbari organized by Science Communicator Forum, Nalbari
Workshop on "Nanotechnology" organized by Deptt of Chemistry, Gauhati University, Guwahati
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