Scientists placed India at world’s forefront: PM

Mumbai:Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday that the country’s scientists “have placed us at the forefront of the world in many areas”.

“Whenever the world shut its door on us, our scientists responded with the zeal of a national mission,” Modi said while addressing the 102nd Indian Science Congress 2015.

“When the world sought our collaboration, they reached out with the openness that is inherent in our society,” he added.