Change will be powered by each and every citizen of India: PM Modi
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 17-Aug-2017


New Delhi, Aug 17: Underling the importance of public participation Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that every citizen has to contribute to create a New India by 2022. Addressing a gathering of young entrepreneurs at the “Champions of Change” conclave organized by the NITI Aayog, Modi said any government cannot run a big country like India without contributions of its people. “In our country, the government may create a system but development is fuelled by the efforts and sacrifices made by its people,” he said.

 

Appreciating the innovative ideas of young entrepreneurs Prime Minister Modi suggested that such initiatives should be taken forward and institutionalized in the best possible way. Commenting on the use of technology in the field of education Modi emphasized that introduction of new technology will add value to the quality of education. He also encouraged entrepreneurs to work towards promoting the social welfare schemes of the Government among their employees.

Elaborating the role of technology PM Modi stated that technology and innovation should be harnessed to transform governance. He further added that government is working on a platform to implement the ideas emerging from this event and also to encourage new ideas.

On this occasion, Several Union Ministers, Vice Chairman NITI Aayog Arvind Panagariya, and senior Union Government officers were present on the occasion. The event was coordinated by CEO NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant.