Don’t Be Deterred By Failures: Smriti Irani Tells Students

, 11:25 PM IST

Rohtak(Haryana): Education Minister Smriti Irani today asked the students not to be deterred by failures, but move ahead in life irrespective of the challenges.

Students should not be deterred by failure “but go ahead in life irrespective of failures”, Ms Irani said while delivering the fifth convocation address of Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Rohtak.

The Union Human Resource Development minister called upon the students to take inspiration from American information technology entrepreneur and inventor Steve Job’s life.

She said Job’s life was an inspiration to take up the entrepreneurial route to corporate life.

She said India being primarily an agricultural economy, the management graduates must utilise their management skills and knowledge to work for economic upliftment of the nation, especially agrarian sector, an IIM release said.

She congratulated the graduating students and said that they must have a vision forward.