IIT Kanpur convocation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi advised the students of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur to avoid shortcuts in life and face the challenges and try to overcome them with efficient solutions.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the 54th convocation ceremony of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur on Tuesday advised students to avoid shortcuts in life and face challenges. He said that students should try to overcome the challenges with efficient solutions.
The Prime Minister said, ‘In this journey of yours, many people will tell you shortcuts to convenience, but my advice would be that you choose the challenge rather than the comfort. Whether you want it or not, there are bound to be challenges in life. Those who run away from them become their victims.
Tips for not turning into a robot: Along with this, the Prime Minister asked the students not to turn into robots. The PM said that even though we are surrounded by technology today, we should not forget that we are human beings. We don’t have to turn ourselves into robots. We should not neglect human intelligence.
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World’s second largest startup hub: Modi said that 21st century is the age of technology and it is the age of competition of technology in which these students will definitely come out ahead. He said that India has emerged as the second largest startup hub in the world and this achievement has been achieved with the help of IIT students.
Kanpur’s contribution recognized globally: PM Modi said that the contribution of IIT Kanpur in developing 5G technology has been recognized globally. The Prime Minister said that when India celebrates the 100th anniversary of its independence, it will include the contribution of all the students present here. He further said that everyone should try religiously for the self-reliant India.