New Delhi | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday in his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ thanked Young achievers for there contribution towards ‘New India’.
Addressing the Nation via his 46th ‘Mann Ki Baat’ PM Modi said, “July is the month when the focus shifts from question paper to cutoffs. Attention is shifted from home to hostel. From the protection of parents, they move under the guidance of professors. I am sure my young friends would be excited to start their college life”.
PM Modi further advised the younger generation that old friends are of great value but choosing new friends and keeping new friendship requires a lot of wisdom.
Acknowledging the efforts of two Rae Bareilly based IIT professionals who created a ‘SmartGaon’ app, PM Modi said, When I visited San Jose (US), I appealed to Indian youth there to find ways to help India through technology. Two IT professionals from Raebareli accepted the challenge, developed a SmartGaon App, with this villagers can get all information on their mobiles phones.”
Citing examples of students who achieved results despite of difficulties, PM Modi stated, “There are many examples like, Prince Kumar from Delhi whose father is a DTC bus driver, also Abhay Gupta from Kolkata who studied under street lights and Afreen Sheikh from Ahmedabad whose father is an auto driver, all of them with their strong will and determination overcame hurdles and achieved success.”
PM Modi during the Programme also remembered late poet Gopaldas Saxena ‘Neeraj’ passed away at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on July 26. Reciting few verses from one of the poems of ‘Neeraj’ PM Modi said, “Recently, famous poet Neeraj ji passed away. He always exuded hope, faith, and resolved confidence. We can draw a lot of inspiration from him.”
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