Prime Minister Narendra Modi says that the abundant availability of data and technology in 21st-century India will help science
If the country takes initiative in futuristic areas India will be in a position to lead industry 4.0, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday while addressing the 108th Indian Science Congress (ISC).
PM Modi also said that India’s scientific community will ensure a deserving place for our country.
Prime Minister Modi highlighted the role of India’s scientific strength in India’s story of development over the next 25 years.
“When the spirit of national service gets infused in Science along with passion, results are unprecedented. I am sure, India’s scientific community will ensure a place for our country of which it was always deserving,” he said.
Pointing out that observation is the root of science, and it is by such observation that scientists follow patterns and arrive at required results, he mentioned the importance of gathering data and analysing results.
He highlighted the abundant availability of data and technology in 21st-century India and said that it has the potential to take Indian Science to new heights.
PM also informed that the field of data analysis is moving forward at a meteoric pace which is of great help in converting information into insight and analysis into actionable knowledge.
“Be it traditional knowledge or modern technology, each one plays a crucial role in scientific discovery,” the Prime Minister remarked.
He also emphasised the need to strengthen the scientific processes by applying various techniques of research-led development.