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Innovation is Need of the Hour: PM

Highlighting the importance of innovation, Modi said that innovation is the need of the hour, for every society and every era.

Published: 07th February 2016 10:31 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th February 2016 10:38 AM   |  A+A-

By ANI

BHUBANESWAR: Highlighting the importance of innovation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that innovation is the need of the hour, for every society and every era.

Prime Minister Modi, who was addressing a gathering at the inauguration of the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) in Jatani, Bhubaneswar, said that the campus must focus on contributing to saving the environment.

“Let us make this campus India's greenest campus. Apart from greenery, this campus should think about solar technology, zero discharge,” he said.

The Prime Minister also lauded scientists and professors for innovating newer ways of doing things.

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“Our scientists and professors are always thinking about doing something or the other that is new. They are researching and innovating always. India's space mission has made a mark across the world. The moment innovation stops, systems lose their life. Innovation is the need of the hour, for every society and every era. Innovation is a need of every society and every generation,” he said.

“It is important to develop scientific temper among our school students. This institute can play a major role in this,” he said.

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