The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi inaugurated 'VAIBHAV Summit' via video conferencing on October 02 in New Delhi. "VAIBHAV summit celebrates science and innovation from India and the world. I would call it a true 'sangam' or confluence of great minds," said PM Modi at the Vaishvik Bhartiya Vaigyanik (VAIBHAV) Summit 2020. "I would like to thank the scientists, who offered their suggestions and ideas today. You have brilliantly covered many subjects. Most of you highlighted the importance of greater collaboration between Indian academic and research ecosystem with their foreign counterparts," PM Modi added. "Government of India has taken numerous measures to boost scientific research and innovation. Science is at the core of our efforts towards socio-economic change," Modi said.