Addressing the gathering at the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed how the IITs have built a global level brand.
The occasion was of a convocation ceremony at IIT Bombay.
PM Modi said that their success has helped India become one of the world’s largest pools of technical manpower. PM Narendra Modi was addressing the 56th Annual Convocation of IIT Bombay.
In his address, the Prime Minister stressed that innovation and enterprise are the foundation of making India a developed nation.
“If you don’t innovate, you will stagnate. It is not just the government efforts. New ideas come from young minds at campuses and not government buildings and fancy offices,” the prime minister said.
PM Modi said that the IITs were conceptualised to contribute to the task of nation-building through the use of technology and it can be seen in the way students from IITs are at the forefront of some of the best startups in India.>