Prime Minister Narendra Modi did address the IIT Kharagpur students on 23rd February 2021, i.e. today. Hence, it was the 66th Convocation at the institution. Prime Minister Modi asked them to create startups that can change people’s lives and benefit them.
He even added that the convocation is critical for entire India. Hence, he considered the IIT Kharagpur students as the foundation stone of Atma Nirbhar Bharat. Therefore, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur students represent the 130 crores Indians and will have to work for them.
Here are the highlights of what the PM said to IIT Kharagpur students:
The Prime Minister considers IIT as India’s premier engineering institution. Hence, they are responsible for finding solutions to India’s problems so that it becomes a part of the global application. He said that 75 different innovations created by IIT Kharagpur students would be showcased at India’s 75th Independence. Hence, the PM tried to boost the motivation of students and push them towards further challenges.
He asked the students to assist in making future India as per needs. Therefore, the Indian Institutes of Technology should change into Institutes of Indigenous Technologies. The students were further motivated to develop environment-friendly technologies.
India faces a challenge in taking solar power to every single house. However, the cost per unit of solar power is comparatively less. Hence, technologies should be developed to impose minimal damage to the environment.
The students were also praised for their Internet of Things (IoT), modern construction technology, and other developed technologies. Now, the major focus will be on making India a self-reliant country through technology. Modi says, “Self-awareness, Self-confidence, and selflessness is the key.”
PM inaugurates a hospital with IIT Kharagpur students:
Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Institute of Medical Sciences and Research was inaugurated today. Hence, it is a super specialty hospital focusing on robust biomedical, clinical, and translation research.