Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that he will always cherish how the nation “celebrated science, the space program and the strengths of scientists” during the Chandrayaan -2 mission in September last year.
“I am very happy that one of my first programmes at the start of the New Year and new decade is linked to science, technology and innovation. This programme is happening in Bengaluru, a city associated with science and innovation,” Prime Minister Modi said.
PM Modi was addressing at the 107th session of Indian Science Congress.
“Last time when I came to Bengaluru, the nation had kept its eyes on Chandrayaan-2. At that time, the manner in which our nation celebrated science, our space program and the strengths of our scientists will always be a part of my memory,” he said.
“When we start the year 2020 with positivity and optimism of science an technology-driven development, we take one more step in fulfilling our dream,” he added.