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National education policy guarantees greater freedom for young people to decide their future: PM Narendra Modi

National education policy guarantees greater freedom for young people to decide their future: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that the new national education policy guarantees greater freedom for young people to make decisions based on changing situations.
“You would have already built a future for yourself in your mind so today is a day of aspirations and right now all the dreams of our youth are coming true. It is also a special time for the teaching staff, the non-teaching staff and support You are nation builders. The sacrifices of parents have been crucial to the achievements of the students,” the Prime Minister said while addressing the 42nd convocation of Anna University, Chennai.
The Prime Minister gave examples of the freedom and flexibility offered to young people by the national education policy and the removal of 25,000 compliances to facilitate business. “The removal of the angel tax, the removal of retroactive tax and the reduction of corporate tax – encourage investment and industry. Reforms in the drone, space and geospatial sectors are opening up new paths,” he said.
The Prime Minister recalled the words of Swami Vivekananda in what was known as Madras 125 years ago about opportunities for India’s youth. The Prime Minister remarked that “the whole world is looking at India’s youth with hope. Because you are the engines of growth in the country and India is the engine of growth in the world. It is a great honor and a great responsibility”.
The Prime Minister also recalled the association of former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam with Anna University. “May his thoughts and values ​​always inspire you,” the Prime Minister said.

“We are graduating at a unique time. Some will call it a time of uncertainty, but I will call it a time of opportunity. The global pandemic has tested all countries. Adversities reveal what we we are done. India has faced the unknown with confidence, thanks to its scientists, healthcare workers and ordinary citizens. For this reason, India is at the forefront. Our industry is at avant-garde,” said the Prime Minister.

Highlighting that India has become the second largest manufacturer of mobile phones, the Prime Minister further said that innovation is thriving in India with a 1500% growth in the number of startups.

“Over the past six years, the number of start-ups has increased. Last year, India received record FDI of $83 billion. India is becoming a vital link in the global supply chain and we have the chance to do the greatest as we turn obstacles into opportunities,” Prime Minister Modi said.

Prime Minister Modi also mentioned three important factors in this age of technological disruption.

“In this era of technological disruption, there are 3 important factors – 1. Testing for the technology – as there is a growing sense of acceptance of the technology, even at the local level. 2. Trust in the risk takers – the Entrepreneurs are now being looked at with a new respect. It helps to create opportunities. 3. Temperament for reforms – a strong government that is not restrictive but responsive, leaving room for people’s talents,” he said during the summons.

He said reforms in the infrastructure sector through the GatiShakti Master Plan are creating world-class infrastructure through speed and scale.

He called out the teachers and other staff and said they are nation builders, creating the leaders of tomorrow.

“The new national education policy guarantees greater freedom for young people to make decisions based on changing situations. Today is not only a day of achievements but also of aspirations. I wish that all the dreams of our young people To teachers and other staff, you are nation builders, creating the leaders of tomorrow,” said University Premier Anna.

He also said that all of these factors create opportunities that are created, supported and developed. “Your growth is India’s growth, your learning is India’s growth. Your victory is India’s victory,” Prime Minister Modi added. During the program, he also awarded gold medals and certificates to 69 gold medalists. Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi and Chief Minister MK Stalin were also present at the event.

Anna University was established on September 4, 1978. It is named after CN Annadurai, the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. It has 13 constituent colleges, 494 affiliated colleges spread across Tamil Nadu and 3 regional campuses – Tirunelveli, Madurai and Coimbatore.