Northeast requires quality technical support to tackle the frequent natural disasters: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses IIT Guwahati
At its 22nd annual convocation, IIT Guwahati receives promises of development and opportunities in the region.
The northeast states have a lot of possibilities but their energy and efforts get utilized in combating problems such as floods earthquakes landslides and industrial disasters.
Therefore, the PM asked IIT Guwahati to come up and help the administration in tackling the calamities of the northeast. He advised the IIT to set up a centre for studying disasters in order to facilitate better management and risk reduction in the region.
The frequency of disasters, both natural and manmade has been a curse and source of misery to the northeast population of India.
“Prme minister Modi spoke about the NEP 2020 and ‘opening up the education’ sector which will establish India as a Global education destination”.[The statesman]