Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi attended 56th Convocation Ceremony at the IIT-Madras campus. He inspired many great young students with his speech. He said “Today, India is aspiring to become a 5 trillion dollar economy. Your innovation, and application of technology will fuel this dream. It will become the bedrock of India’s big leap to become the most competitive economy”.
“There are Atal Incubation Centres being created in many institutions. The next challenge is to find a market for the start-ups. The Start-Up India programme is designed to help meet this challenge. This will support innovations find their way to the market,” he said.
Addressing the students he said “You are making Brand India stronger globally,” adding adding that the government has worked to create a robust ecosystem for innovation, incubation and research and development in the country. “Not only is this your social responsibility, it also makes immense business sense,” he said.