Udupi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday May 14 expressed that India indeed will become ‘Vishwa Guru’ with next 25 years being crucial for the development.
She was addressing the gathering at the 36th annual convocation of TA Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) held at the Ammanni Ramanna Shetty Hall, Manipal here in the town. She said that in the next 25 years, period the Engineering, Medical, Fintech, and Pharma sectors among others are confident of registering huge growth, which will prove to be great for the nation too. Further, she urged the student community to contribute to India’s growth by associating with start-ups.
Sitharaman also recollected the contribution of T. A. Pai and family who were instrumental in bringing quality education to the undivided Dakshina Kannada region during the British rule when people from the region had to go to Chennai, Mumbai, or Bengaluru to take up higher studies. Now their institutions have got international recognition, she noted.
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