Published On : Wed, Jun 22nd, 2016

ISRO continues to break new barriers: PM Modi

Image: The prime minister tweeted this TV grab of him watching the PSLV-C34 putting the 20 satellites into orbit

Image: The prime minister tweeted this TV grab of him watching the PSLV-C34 putting the 20 satellites into orbit

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation following the successful launch of the PSLV-C34.

In a series of post on Twitter, PM Modi said: “20 satellites in a go! @isro continues to break new barriers. Hearty congratulations to our scientists on the monumental accomplishment.”

“Our space programme has time and again shown the transformative potential of science & technology in people’s lives.”

“Over the years we developed expertise & capability to help other nations in their space initiatives. This is the skill of our scientists.”

“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.”

“Witnessed with immense pride and delight the brilliant moments on TV & took photos for my Instagram account.”