PM Narendra Modi lauds ISRO, says academic satellite classic example of India’s ambition

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New Delhi | Published: June 26, 2016 2:31:03 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated and lauded the efforts of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for launching as many as 20 satellites and said this signified the skills and aspirations of the youth.

Prime Minister Modi also compared the efforts of the scientists with that of the farmers. (PTI)Prime Minister Modi also compared the efforts of the scientists with that of the farmers. (PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated and lauded the efforts of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for launching as many as 20 satellites and said this signified the skills and aspirations of the youth.

Addressing the nation in the 21st edition of his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme, Prime Minister Modi said academic satellite is a classic example of high ambitions of the Indian youth.

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“Yesterday I was in Pune where I met the college students, who made one of the satellites that was launched along with others a few days ago. This satellite signifies the skills and aspirations of the youth of India. Academic satellite is a classic example of high ambitions of the Indian youth. Similar work was done by the students from Chennai. The two satellites built by the students and launched by ISRO are very important and special for me,” he added.

Prime Minister Modi also compared the efforts of the scientists with that of the farmers.

“For the last few weeks, we have got positive news about rainfall in various parts of the nation. Like our farmers, our scientists are working very hard and making our nation very proud,” he added.

Prime Minister Modi yesterday met the students of College of Engineering in Pune.   The youngsters had created a satellite that was among the recently launched 20 satellites by ISRO.

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