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Innovation, team work and technology to fuel India's $5 trn dream: PM Modi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 56th convocation of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Madras (Photo: ANI)
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 56th convocation of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Madras (Photo: ANI)

T E Narasimhan Chennai
Asserting that innovation, team work and technology are the three drivers of the mission to make India a $5 trillion economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the three factors have become the bedrock of India’s big leap. 

In his speech at IIT Madras convocation, Modi said, "India’s innovation is a great blend of economics and utility. We have worked to create a robust ecosystem for innovation, and for incubation for research and development in our country." 

He added India’s great stride in start-ups has been powered by people from Tier-2, Tier-3 cities and even rural areas. 
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First Published: Sep 30 2019 | 1:40 PM IST

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