The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today addressed students at the Grand Finale of the Smart India Hackathon, via Video Conference. He interacted with several groups of students participating in the Hackathon, at various institutes across the country. The interaction with students covered themes such as agriculture, finance, malnutrition, and education.
He described the Smart India Hackathon as the biggest Open Innovation Model at the national level. He said the Indian economy is growing rapidly, and the country is setting new benchmarks in innovation. He said India is today, the third biggest Start-Up Nation.