Mussoorie (Uttarakhand) [India], Oct. 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday interacted with over 360 officer trainees of 92nd Foundation Course at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) here. Also Read - Monsoon Session Day 2: Lok Sabha Passes Essential Commodities Bill to Raise Farmer Income, Boost Agri Sector | Highlights

The Prime Minister had an informal interaction with the officer trainees in four groups, which lasted nearly four hours. Also Read - Finnish PM Sanna Marin Marries Her Partner of 16 Years in an Intimate Ceremony | See Pics

During the interaction, the Prime Minister encouraged the Officer Trainees to study and research governance issues in depth, so that they could understand them well. Also Read - 'Jammu And Kashmir to Reopen For Tourism Soon', Says J&K Administration

He also stressed on the need for them to develop a national vision. The discussions were marked by a large degree of experience-sharing.

The prime minister also interacted with faculty members of the Academy, who gave him an overview of the work being done there, to train India’s civil servants.

The prime minister who is on two-day visit to LBSNAA also paid floral tributes to statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Lal Bahadur Shastri at its premises.

He also visited the state-of-the-art Gandhi Smriti Library at LBSNAA and attended a cultural programme by the Officer Trainees. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.