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"प्रधानमंत्री मोदी ने संयुक्त राष्ट्र सुरक्षा परिषद में भारत और जर्मनी की स्थायी सदस्यता की दृढ़ता से मांग की "
"श्री नरेन्द्र मोदी ने औद्योगिक घरानों को ‘मेक इन इंडिया’ के लिए आमंत्रित किया "

April 14th, it was the last day for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tour of Germany. He was in Berlin and supposed to fly to Canada in the evening. The day began with a warm ceremonial welcome for the Prime Minister in Berlin. Chancellor Merkel herself received Shri Modi.

Afterwards, Prime Minister Modi and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel held a meeting. Shri Modi presented the German Chancellor with some manuscripts and papers by Sir C V Raman.  Sir C V Raman received the Nobel Prize in physics in 1930 for his work on scattering of light. Sir Raman performed most of his studies and experiments in India but had a strong connection with Germany.

PM Modi paid a visit to the Berlin Hauptbahnhof-the main railway station in Berlin. Having a tour around the entire station premises, the Prime Minister discussed several ways of modernisation and advancement of the Indian Railways. He was informed about the latest technological improvements.

He also met a group of young students waiting to meet him at the Berlin Hauptbahnhof.

Later the Prime Minister and the German Chancellor addressed a Joint Press Meet. PM Modi expressed his part of content for having hosted him warmly during his visit. He said that the ‘Indian Lion’ and the ‘German Eagle’ were great partners. PM Modi noted the enthusiasm of the German industry. Shri Modi thanked Chancellor Merkel and Germany for supporting and pushing the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Indian Government at the Hannover Messe.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also highlighted the great potential possessed by India considering that a lot could be learnt from Germany on part of ‘Skill Development.’ Shri Modi touched upon key areas of national safety and security. He once again strongly pitched for permanent membership in the UN Security Council, not just for India but for Germany as well.

Saying goodbye to Germany, PM Modi expressed great satisfaction upon strengthening of India-Germany ties. He even tweeted in German and welcomed the German industrial houses to ‘Make in India’, assuring them that business climate was transforming in the country.

Although he was in Germany, but the PM did not miss to wish the people way back in India on the occasion of various festivals. In the morning itself, Shri Modi extended his warm wishes taking to twitter. He even tweeted in five regional languages and greeted the Nation.

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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressed the Association of Indian Universities’ 95th Annual Meet and National Seminar of Vice-Chancellors today through video conferencing. He also launched four books related to Babasaheb Dr BR Ambedkar, authored by Shri Kishor Makwana. Governor, Chief Minister and education Minister of Gujarat and Union Education Minister were among those present on the occasion. The event was hosted by Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad.

The Prime Minister paid tribute to Bharat Ratna, Babasaheb Dr Ambedkar on behalf of the grateful nation and said that his Jayanti during the period when the country is celebrating Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav, gives us new energy.

Shri Modi stressed that India has been the mother of democracy in the world and democracy has been an integral part of our civilization and our way of life. Babasaheb laid a strong foundation to move forward while strengthening India’s democratic heritage, said the Prime Minister.

Talking about the philosophy of Babasaheb, the Prime Minister said that Dr Ambedkar considered knowledge, self-respect and politeness as his three revered deities. Self-respect comes with knowledge and makes a person aware of his or her rights. Through equal rights, emerge social harmony and country progresses. Our education system and universities have this responsibility to carry the country forward on the path shown by Babasaheb, Shri Modi added

On National Education Policy, the Prime Minister said that every student has certain capabilities. These capabilities pose three questions before the student and the teacher. First- what they can to do? Second, what is their potential if they are properly taught?And,third, what they want to do? The answer to the first question is the inner strength of the students. However, if institutional strength is added to that inner strength, their development will get expanded and they will be able to do what they want to do.Quoting Dr Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, The Prime Minister said that the NEP is aimed at fulfilling Dr Radhakrishnan’s vision of education that frees and empowers the student to participate in national development. Education management should be undertaken keeping whole world as a unit but also, focussing on Indian character of education

Talking about the growing demand for skills in the emerging Aatmnirbhar Bharat, The Prime Minister said that India is being looked upon as future centre of Artificial Intelligence,Internet of Things,big data, 3D printing, Virtual Realityandrobotics, mobile technology, geo-informatics, smart healthcareanddefence sector. To meet the requirement of skills, Indian Institutes of skills are being set up in three big metropolitans of the country. In Mumbai, first batch of Indian Institute of Skills has already started. In 2018, Future Skills Initiative was launched with NASSCOM, informed the Prime Minister. He said that we want that all universities should be multi-disciplinary as we want to give students flexibility. He called upon the Vice Chancellors to work for this goal. .

Shri Modi elaborated on Babasaheb’s conviction for equal rights and equal opportunity for all. The Prime Minister emphasized that schemes like Jandhan accounts are leading to financial inclusion of every person and through DBT money is reaching directly to their accounts. The Prime Minister reiterated country’s commitment to take the message of Babasaheb to each and every person. Developing the key places related to the life of Babasaheb as PanchTeerth is a step in that direction. He also said that measures like Jal Jeevan Mission, free housing, free electricity, support during pandemic and initiatives for women empowerment are taking forward the dreams of Babasaheb.

The Prime Minister released the following four books based on Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar's life, written by Shri Kishor Makwana:

Dr. Ambedkar Jivan Darshan,
Dr. Ambedkar Vyakti Darshan,
Dr Ambedkar Rashtra Darshan, and
Dr. Ambedkar Aayam Darshan

The Prime Minister said that that these books are not less than modern classics and convey the universal vision of Babasaheb. He hoped that such books will be widely read by students in colleges and universities.