Addressing the IIT Delhi’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations closing ceremony, Pradhan urged that IIT Delhi must strive to establish India at the forefront of industry 4.0. They must prepare students for providing solutions to challenges of the future and also for taking responsibility of the world, he added.
Pradhan expressed gratitude to President Droupadi Murmu for her guidance on the occasion. It will further motivate our education fraternity in realizing the goals of AmritKaal, he said.
The Union Education Minister also congratulated IIT Delhi on its illustrious 60 years journey. It has played a crucial role in furthering national progress, he added.
Pradhan said that inauguration of the Research & Innovation Park today will further add momentum to amplifying the societal impact of R&D at IIT D.
He further said that it is a matter of great pride that today many developed countries are evincing interest towards establishing and hosting offshore IIT campuses in their countries. This is a reflection of the prowess, strength and quality of our prestigious IITs, he added.
The Union Minister highlighted that India, today, is on a growth path led by innovation. It accounts for the largest number of real-time digital transactions in the world. Indigenously developed 5G is further going to catalyze the digital revolution in India. Our IITs are epicenters of modern economy. They must reimagine their roles, he added.
Pradhan stressed that the ‘Panch Pran’ outlined by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make India a developed nation by 2047 also lays down the future roadmap for our academic institutions. He urged that IITs must accept the challenges and move forward with bigger resolves for realising national goals.
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