President Droupadi Murmu on Tuesday stressed on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and technology for the progress of the country while at the same time urging for the preservation of traditions. Murmu was addressing the 15th convocation of Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT), Burla.
Highlighting India’s remarkable economic growth, President Murmu said, “India is the fifth largest economy and it is moving towards becoming the third in the world. These successes have instilled confidence in students, fostering patriotism.”Acknowledging technology’s indispensable role in achieving developmental goals, Murmu said, “It is an era of technology and AI. With the proper use of AI, the development of the country can be accelerated.
Hence, the role of engineers and technocrats is pivotal to make India a developed nation. But with technological advancement, it is also imperative to remain connected with our tradition.” President Murmu urged graduates to contemplate their roles in society. “Engineers are the architects of progress. In this rapidly evolving world, the skills and knowledge that the students have acquired here are going to be the bedrock of our future. As engineers, the responsibility extends beyond technological advancements to actively contribute to societal betterment.” she said.
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Source: Times of India