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.
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.
Speaking on ‘Future India: Science and Technology’ at the 106th Indian Science Congress. Watch. https://t.co/AVFfXT18xd— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 3, 2019