Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday conveyed greetings to all the engineers of the country on the occasion of Engineer’s Day and said that the nation is blessed to have a skilled and talented pool of engineers that contribute to nation building.
PM Modi also assured that the government is working to enhance the infrastructure for students to pursue engineering.
“Greetings to all engineers on #EngineersDay. Our nation is blessed to have a skilled and talented pool of engineers who are contributing to nation building. Our Government is working to enhance infrastructure for studying engineering, including building more engineering colleges,” PM Modi said in a tweet.
In another tweet, the Prime Minister remembered the contribution of Bharat Ratna awardee Dr. M. Visvesvaraya. He shared a snippet from one of his previous Mann Ki Baat addresses where he had talked about the subject.
“On #EngineersDay, we remember the pathbreaking contribution of Sir M. Visvesvaraya. May he keep inspiring generations of future engineers to distinguish themselves. I am also sharing a snippet from one of the previous #MannKiBaat programmes where I talked about this subject,” he said.
He added, “While we observe Engineer’s Day, we should think of our future and see what needs to be done.”
Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah also greeted all the hardworking engineers on Engineer’s Day and saluted them for their innovations and paramount role in the development of the country.
“Engineers Day, my greetings to all our hardworking engineers and salute them for their innovations and paramount role in the development of our nation. I pay homage to the most outstanding Engineer of all times, Bharat Ratna Sir M Visvesvaraya Ji on his birth anniversary,” Shah tweeted.