CHENNAI: A prominent leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Nirendra Modi, has urged the Indian students to initiate their own enterprises in the country like Apple, Microsoft and Google.
The Indian politician and prime ministerial candidate of BJP, Modi brought students’ attention for establishing mega but local based technology giants like Microsoft and Google.
Modi was addressing to the students of SRM University near Chennai during a prestigious ceremony of its Ninth Convocation.
He said that “Do whatever you can to make India innovative and to be competitive. Recently, Sathya Nadella became the CEO of Microsoft. Most of you must be dreaming to reach the heights of Nadella,” Indian media reported.
The politician advised the student community to create, own and manager similar enterprises in the country like Microsoft, Apple, Google etc.
He said India has 65 per cent people below the age of 35 years. “It is most unfortunate that even after 65 years of independence, we have not focused on education. As a nation we should focus not only on individual progress or economic progress, but also nation building”, he said.