Education to be new medium of engagement with SE Asia: Modi
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the 22nd convocation of IIT, Guwahati through video-conferencing said that education will be the new medium of India’s relations with South East Asian countries through the Act East Policy and envisaged that IIT, Guwahati could be the hub.
Lok Janshakti Party leader Chirag Paswan questioned over JD(U) leader Sanjay Jha's 'jamura' remark and asked then who is the Madari? He further said that it is important to keep a control on language. Chirag Paswan said, "Who is Madari here? Is he calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi, madari because they have only said that I work on his direction. Today if they are calling me 'Jamura' so tell this also that on whose direction is this 'Jamura' working. It is very important to keep a control on your language. You have problem with Chirag Paswan because he talks about sending you behind the bars, so you are so frustrated from that, you end up insulting the Prime Minister."
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav took a jibe on Nitish Kumar's comment on Rabri Devi and said that by commenting on his family, Nitish Kumar is targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he also has 6 siblings. Tejashwi Yadav said, "By commenting on my family, Nitish Kumar is targeting PM Modi as he also has 6 siblings. Using such language, Nitish Kumar has insulted women and my mother's sentiments. They don't speak on main issues including inflation, corruption, unemployment etc."
National Education Policy will establish India as an international education destination, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 22 at the convocation of IIT Guwahati. "National Education Policy will establish India as an international education destination. Our high performing institutions will be encouraged to set up campuses abroad. IIT-Guwahati has to play a key role in this vision of beyond boundaries expansion," said Modi.
PM Modi addressed the convocation of IIT Guwahati through video conference. PM Modi said that the dreams of the youth will shape India’s reality in the days to come. ‘The future of a nation is what its youth think today. Your dreams are going to shape the reality of India. This is the time to be future-ready,’ PM Modi said. PM Modi also lauded the IIT Guwahati students for working toward the dream of an ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’. PM Modi also said that students of IIT Guwahati should consider aligning their research with the troubles faced by the North-East region. He encouraged students to link cultural knowledge with scientific progress and called in IIT Guwahati to establish a Centre for Indian Knowledge System. There are immense possibilities in research in the sector of solar energy, wind energy, biomass and hydroelectric energy. Rice, tea and bamboo are indigenous of this region. There is biodiversity in this region, as well as huge traditional knowledge,’ PM Modi said. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the convocation of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati through video-conferencing on September 22. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal were also present at the event. Speaking at the convocation ceremony, Prime Minister said, "The future of a nation is what its youth think today. Your dreams are going to shape the reality of India. This is the time to be future-ready."
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