Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath praises PM Narendra Modi’s vision for IITs’ indigenous technology push | Kanpur News

KANPUR: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath praised the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the audience at the 54th convocation of IIT-Kanpur here on Tuesday.
He said, “We all know that the technical institutions of the country play a vital role in providing quality-driven education. And especially, with the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the IITs have been given the status of institute of indigenous technology. The country has implemented the new National Education Policy 2020 to fulfill the vision of a “self-reliant India.”
“It is a matter of fortune that we have institutions like IIT-Kanpur, IIT-BHU, IIM-Lucknow that show a new path to the youth of the state. The state government has contributed mutually with IIT- Kanpur on several projects such as being a technical partner in the Defence Manufacturing Corridor and setting up the Center of Excellence in the field of Artificial Intelligence. Now, the state government has also given approval for an upcoming School of Medical Research and Technology (SMRT) paired with a super-speciality hospital, which would enrich the health system of the state. We have also set-up a task force among technical institutions to look after future collaborative work in various fields such as drone technology, artificial intelligence, robotics, 3D-printing, cyber security and Internet.”
Meanwhile, Hardeep Singh Puri, Union minister of housing and urban affairs said, “This double engine government is fulfilling its commitment of providing a world class mode of transport to the people. We stand by our resolution of providing a comfortable and smart mode of transport to the people and Kanpur Metro in this line is just a one step – we have taken in this direction.”
“In the coming days, Gorakhpur, Meerut, Agra, Prayagraj, and Varanasi will also witness the upsurge of similar infrastructural development. The cities will soon be blessed with a world class mobility system,” he added.
Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, said, “The government of Uttar Pradesh is turning the dreams of the people into a reality. The commencement of Kanpur Metro will create more job and business opportunities in the city. It will definitely transform the lives of people.”

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