PM’s Speech at Inauguration of Nobel Prize Series Exhibition at Science City, Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi highlighted that history had been created by having a galaxy of Nobel Laureates in Gujarat and expressed his delight to see so many of our young students, while inaugurating the first Nobel Prize Series Exhibition at Science City Ahmedabad.
He greeted the nine Nobel Laureates present on the occasion and hoped that they would inspire the future scientists from all corners of India, who had come together for the occasion.
He said that the Government’s vision in Science and Technology is to make sure that opportunity is available to all our youth, that training and future preparedness should make our youth employable in the best places and that India should be a great science destination. He emphasized on taking major inspirational challenges such as deep sea exploration and Cyber Systems.
He looked forward to significant outcomes from the Nobel Prize series like follow up of students selected through an ‘Ideathon’ competition for attending the Nobel Prize series and also their teachers, sessions for school teachers from all over Gujarat during the exhibition, stimulation of entrepreneurship locally.
He also pointed out that science ministries have incubators here in Gujarat. In the next five weeks, they should have a workshop on how cutting edge science and technology-driven start-ups can be boosted.
The Nobel Prize series brought together large number of students, researchers, scientists from all over India who were hoping to interact with the nine Nobel Laureates who were attending the series.