Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the convocation ceremony of IIT Kharagpur in West Bengal today. In his address through video conferencing, PM Modi emphasized the need for new leadership in the new ecosystem.
He said that today's day is not only important for those students of IIT Kharagpur who are getting degrees. Today is equally important for the creation of a new India.
"You have to start a 'startup' to bring changes in people's lives. He further said that you have to work on 'self-awareness, self-confidence and selflessness', you should recognize your potential and move forward, move with full confidence, move selflessly. You represent the aspirations of 130 crore people of India," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.
"As an engineer, a capability develops in you and that is the ability to move things from patterns to patents. That is, in a way, you have the vision to see subjects in more detail," PM Modi told the students.
"All of you, on the path of science, technology and innovation, there is no place for haste. You may not get complete success in the innovation you are working on. But that failure of yours will also be considered a success, because you will learn something from that also.
"You are now moving on the path of life, you will definitely face many questions. Many questions will come up. The answer to these questions is self-confidence, self-confidence and self-awareness. You should recognize your potential and move forward, move ahead with full confidence, move ahead with selflessness," he added.