Addressing the webinar, the Prime Minister pointed out that to build a self-reliant India, confidence of the youth of the country is equally important. Confidence comes only when the youth has complete faith in their education and knowledge. Confidence comes only when they realize that their studies are giving them the opportunity to do their work and also the necessary skills. He said that the new National Education Policy has been made with this thinking. He stressed the need to implement all the provisions of the National Education Policy from pre-nursery to PhD quickly and said that the Budget will be of immense help in this regard.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday laid the foundation stone for the permanent campus of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) at Sambalpur in Odisha through video conferencing. Addressing the event, the Prime Minister said that from 13 IIMs in 2014, today the country has 20 IIMs.