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PM for scientific solutions to complex problems

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday called for finding technical and scientific solutions to complex problems affecting the society.



Kharagpur: Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh on Monday called for finding technical and scientific
solutions to complex problems affecting the society.

"Whether it is rapid urbanisation, climate change or
energy security, our scientific and entrepreneurial energy
should be channelled to spark a second green revolution, find
new pathways for sustainable growth and living and make green
growth of profitable business propositions," the Prime
Minister said.

Speaking at the 57th annual convocation of the Indian
Institute of Technology here, Singh said the economy had gone
through an agricultural revolution, a manufacturing revolution
and an information technology revolution.

"But none of these sectors individually can be a panacea
for the problems of such a large and diversified economy like
India," he said, suggesting that each of these sectors has to
develop and grow together.

"We need to develop the soft skill necessary to multiply
output and productivity from our huge intellectual and
physical resources."

Singh said there was a need for managerial and technical
software to power the next generation of growth and
development.

PTI

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