PM Narendra Modi at IIT Bombay: Here’s what he said

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MUMBAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the 56th convocation of the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B).

Here’s what he said during the convocation.

*Let us affirm that the best ideas will come from Indian laboratories and from Indian students

*The best ideas do not come in Government buildings or in fancy offices. They come in campuses like yours, in the minds of youngsters like you.

*Innovation is the buzz-word of 21st century. 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.

*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

*Earlier, Indians from IT sector were considered hardwroking and intelligent but mainly in other nations …now India has become the center for it development

मेरा आप सभी से भी इतना ही आग्रह है कि अपनी असफलता की उलझन को मन से निकालें और Aspirations पर फोकस करें। ऊंचे लक्… https://t.co/d3cl9Hz3L3

— PMO India (@PMOIndia) 1533968837000

*Today, the IITs do not just teach technology, they have become the Instrument of Transformation

*Innovations and Enterprise are going to be the foundation stone for making India a developed economy. A long term sustainable technology-led economic growth is possible on this foundation

*The biggest corporation of today were start-ups of yesterday

I am sure the last four years were a wonderful learning experience for you all. There is so much to look back and… https://t.co/0dDSkJVR49

— PMO India (@PMOIndia) 1533967998000

*Do not give up and you will succeed

*You are fortunate to live in a campus like this and in a city like Mumbai

Source: Economic Times