Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that it will be a tribute to Dr. Sarabhai from crores of Indians in true sense when ‘Vikram’ lander will land on Moon. He also said that Vikram Sarabhai’s ideology led India to become a powerful country in the field of science and technology. Mr. Modi was addressing the inaugural ceremony of centenary celebration of the birth anniversary of the founding father of ISRO- Dr. Vikiram Sarabhai held in Ahmedabad through video conferencing today.
The Prime Minister said that Dr. Homi Bhabha’s demise had created a vacuum in Indian science. At that time, Dr. Vikram Sarabhai gave a new dimension to science with his skills and leadership. Describing Dr. Sarabhai as a dedicated soldier of Science, Mr. Modi said that he encouraged science as well as India’s culture and Sanskrit language.
The Prime Minister said that Dr. Vikram Sarabhai has left a legacy for us and it is our responsibility to take this legacy to the people. Mr. Modi also appealed the school children to participate in the online space quiz launched by ISRO.