Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced Govt’s Plan to make India’s top 10 public and private universities WORLD CLASS. While addressing the Students at the centenary celebrations of Patna University in Bihar, PM Said that “Only a country which gives importance to innovation would succeed. But innovation does not mean modification. Remember that IT revolution has helped India’ change the perspective towards it. Before IT revolution, India was always considered a country of snake charmers and black magic.
Modi has asked all the Indian Universities to compete in transforming their university into a world class one.The winners would receive a whopping amount of Rs 10,000 crore as a grant from the Government. The selection and evaluation of the universities will be carried through a third party.
During the meeting, PM Modi has praised Nitish Kumar saying that” The commitment of Shri Nitish Kumar towards the progress of Bihar is commendable. We in the Centre attach topmost importance to the development of eastern India,”
After eight long years, Bihar Cheif Minister Nitish Kumar and PM Modi have shared the stage at Patna University. It is known that recently Nitish Kumar’s JDU has returned to NDA after clashes with RJD and Congress.
Nitish Kumar started his speech by inviting Prime Minister to Bihar. He requested Modi to connect road between Buxar and Banaras as the number of pilgrims to Banaras are pretty high.
Modi visited Mokama town in Patna to inaugurate several developmental projects. Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari has accompanied PM to the inauguration. Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan and Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi are also among the attendees.
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