Dr. Rafael Reif, President of MIT calls on PM

Published By : Admin | January 28, 2016 | 17:24 IST
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Dr. Rafael Reif, President of MIT & Ratan Tata meet PM Modi
Dr. Rafael Reif briefs PM Modi on work being done by MIT in areas of education, health, water & innovation

Dr. Rafael Reif, President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, called on the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today.

He apprised the Prime Minister on work being done by MIT in the areas of education, health, water and innovation. Dr. Reif invited the Prime Minister to visit MIT and interact with the students and faculty.

The Prime Minister asked Dr. Reif to explore the possibility of using MIT’s expertise in the Flagship Programmes of Skill India, Digital India and Start-Up India.

The Prime Minister suggested that senior or retired faculty from MIT could visit India for a few months to teach in an Indian University. Dr. Reif appreciated the suggestion, and offered his assistance in this regard.

Shri Ratan Tata was also present on the occasion.

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PM condoles the deaths in a tractor-trolley mishap in Kanpur
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Announces ex-gratia for the dead and injured

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has condoled the deaths in a tractor-trolley mishap in Kanpur today.

He also announced ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh from PMNRF would be paid to the next of kin of each of the deceased. The injured would be given Rs. 50,000 .

The Prime Minister Office tweeted:

“Distressed by the tractor-trolley mishap in Kanpur. My thoughts are with all those who have lost their near and dear ones. Prayers with the injured. The local administration is providing all possible assistance to the affected: PM @narendramodi”

“An ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh from PMNRF would be paid to the next of kin of each of the deceased. The injured would be given Rs. 50,000: PM @narendramodi”