PM Modi said - Our government opened an IIT every year
New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the centenary convocation of the University of Mysore on Monday. During this time the PM said, education and initiation are considered two important stages of youth life here. This has been a tradition in us for thousands of years. When we talk of initiation, it is not just an opportunity to get a degree. This day gives inspiration to make new resolutions for the next stage of life.
16 IITs made in five years
The Prime Minister said that even after so many years of independence, there were 9 IITs in the country before 2014. In the last 6 years, on average, a new IIT has been opened every year. One of it is also open in Dharwad, Karnataka. There were 16 IIITs in the following 6 years.
The PM said that 7 new IIMs have been installed in the last 5-6 years. Whereas before that there were only 13 IIMs in the country. Similarly, for about 6 decades only 7 AIIMS were providing services in the country. After the year 2014, it has more than doubled i.e. 15 AIIMS have been established in the country or are in the process of starting.