PM Modi attended the centenary celebrations of Patna University on Saturday and addressed the students. He also praised Bihar CM Nitish Kumar for his development initiatives in the state.
Ten points of PM Modi's speech
# PM Modi announced the government’s plan to make top 10 public and top 10 private universities of India “world class”.
# PM Modi invited universities from the country including Patna University to compete for a place among the top 20 universities.
# PM Modi said that these universities will be given a fund of Rs 10,000 Crore over 5 yrs to make them world-class.
# The government wants to free the top universities of the country from bureaucracy and give them freedom to excel.
# We have to make Bihar a prosperous state by 2022, said PM Modi
# From conventional teaching, our universities need to move towards innovative learnin, said PM Modi
# The more we stress on innovative learning, the more our country will be stronger globally: PM Modi
# Bihar is blessed with both 'Gyaan' and 'Ganga.' This land has a unique legacy.
# In every state, the senior level of the civil services has officers who have studied in Patna University: PM Modi
# I consider it an honor to visit the Patna university