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Youth’s innovative mindset will take India to the top in next 25 years: PM Narendra Modi

Updated: August 26, 2022 11:27 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, the future of India will be dependent on the innovations and work done by the youth and their innovative mindset will take India to the top in the next 25 years. Mr Modi remarked that India of the 21st century is moving ahead with full confidence in its youth. He highlighted that as a result of this, India’s ranking in the innovation index has increased today. He said, the number of patents has increased seven times in the last eight years. Prime Minister added that the UNICORN count has also crossed 100.

The Prime Minister said, from agriculture to drones, the youth can work on innovations across sectors. He exhorted the youth to work to create smart solutions for the agriculture sector like promoting use of drones, or new technology for irrigation. Interacting with Smart Hackathon innovators through video conference last night the Prime Minister said, today’s young generation is creating fast and smart solutions for India.

He said, to augment innovation in India, there is a need to provide both social and institutional support to the young innovators adding that effective collaboration among students, government along with private organisations will fulfill the dream vision of New India. He said, from service to manufacturing, there are a plethora of opportunities in New India. Prime Minister urged the youth to look at innovations not just for India but for countries across the world. He stressed on the need to take affordable, sustainable and innovative solutions to the world.

Mr Modi said, India can implement a 6G network connection by the end of this decade. Mr Modi said, Smart India Hackathon is an excellent example of public participation. He added that the pledge of Jai Anusandhan will help in meeting the country’s vision for a New India in the next one hundred years. Earlier, Mr Modi spoke with the team of Prerak- an assistive made in India brace that helps people with knee related disabilities. The brace will be made by using only Indian raw material, with a vision of Aatmanirbhar Bharat in medical devices.

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