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PM moots new slogan 'Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan, Jai Vigyan and Jai Anusandhan'

The prime minister said the life and works of Indian scientists are a compelling testament of integration of deep fundamental insights with technology development and nation-building.

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

PM Narendra Modi. File Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar
PM Narendra Modi. File Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar

Prime Minister Thursday added to former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri's famous slogan of Jai Jawan, and Atal Bihari Vajpayee's

He was speaking on Future India: Science and Technology at the 106th Indian Science Congress in Jalandhar.

The prime minister said the life and works of Indian scientists are a compelling testament of integration of deep fundamental insights with technology development and nation-building.

"Today's new slogan is Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan, and I would like to add to it," he said.

He further said that it was through science that India was transforming its present and working to secure its future.

"2018 was a good year for Indian science. Among our achievements this year are the production of aviation grade biofuel, Divya Nayan -- a machine for visually impaired, inexpensive devices for diagnosis of cervical cancer, TB, dengue.

A real-time landslide warning system," he said.

First Published: Thu, January 03 2019. 14:05 IST
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