PM Modi talks to students of Tezpur University
On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the students of Assam’s Tezpur University and said that their learning and knowledge will boost the nation’s progress.
“It is an auspicious day for the graduating students. The name of Tezpur University has been added forever in your professional journey. Everything that you have learned in this university will help accelerate the development of the nation,” PM Modi said while addressing the 18th convocation of Tezpur University.
“Several people had sacrificed their lives, their youth. Now you have to live for New India, Aatmanirbhar India,” PM Modi said.
PM Modi said that the grassroots innovations of the students add encourage the ‘vocal for local’. “These innovations are helping in solving local problems and thus, opening new doors towards development,” he added.
The Prime Minister said “The Tezpur University is documenting the languages of the tribal community; this is an appreciable work,” he added.
The Department of Chemical Sciences in the university has worked towards an easy and affordable technology for clean drinking water which has helped many villages in Guwahati and other states. “This innovation has helped in accelerating and empowering the ‘Har Ghar Jal’ mission,” he added.
PM Modi praised the students and said, “Young generation of New India has a zeal of fighting with the troubles with great enthusiasm.”
PM Modi said the effect of converting waste into energy is also great. “Remains of crops have been a big challenge for both our farmers and the environment. The work that you’re doing on a technology related to Bio-gas and organic fertilizers can solve a major problem of India,” he added.
“We were successful in containing the coronavirus and strengthened the health infrastructure of the country through the “Make in India” mission. From mass production of masks and sanitizer in the country to develop the coronavirus vaccine, the people of India worked day and night to fight against the pandemic,” PM Modi added.
“Today’s India is not afraid of working on experiments for solving problems. The world’s largest banking inclusion campaign is ongoing in India. The world’s largest toilet building, house-providing, clean-drinking water providing, and vaccination drive is in India,” he further said.
He said that new technology has helped in the development of the nation. “It is even possible that someday a whole university will be virtual and its functioning will be online where students and faculty from anywhere in the world can connect together,” PM Modi added.