Mumbai: PM Narendra Modi delivered the convocation address at the 56th annual convocation of IIT Bombay in Mumbai on Saturday.
In his address, PM Modi gave new definition to IIT. He sadi "IIT is Known as Indian Institute of Technology but today we have a new definition for them. They are not organizations which teach Technology but today IIT has become India’s Instrument of Transformation."
Here are visuals when PM Modi landed at Mumbai airport- He was welcomed by Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis.
PM Modi appealed to youngsters as saying, " Innovate in India, Innovate for humanity. From mitigating climate change to ensuring better agricultural productivity, From cleaner energy to water conservation, From combatting malnutrition to effective waste management."
The nation is proud of the IITs & what IIT graduates have achieved. The success of IITs led to the creation of engineering colleges around the country. They were inspired by the IITs and this led to India becoming one of the world’s largest pools of technical manpower: PM Modi
PM Modi further said that Innovation is the buzz-word of the 21st century and any society that does not innovate will stagnate. That India is a emerging as a hub for start-ups shows the thirst for innovation. We must make India the most attractive destination for innovation & enterprise: PM
PM Modi motivated IITians as saying "Let us affirm that the best ideas will come from Indian laboratories and from Indian students".