New Delhi, June 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed scientists for the monumental accomplishment of launching 20 satellites in one go, saying ISRO continues to break new barriers.
"Our space programme has time and again shown the transformative potential of science & technology in people's lives," he said on twitter. "Over the years we developed expertise & capability to help other nations in their space initiatives. This is the skill of our scientists," he said.
The Prime Minister congratulated space agency ISRO for breaking new barriers. "20 satellites in a go! @isro continues to break new barriers. Hearty congratulations to our scientists on the monumental accomplishment," he said.
He also lauded the role of students in the making of satellites. "Saw with immense joy that students from institutions in Pune & Chennai played a role in the making of satellites. This touched me. "As a common citizen, was totally immersed in happiness to see our youngsters excelling & taking so much interest in science, he added.