PM Modi urges youth to use technology to take forward India’s pride
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged the youth to use technology to take forward India’s pride and culture across the globe. Addressing the 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention through virtual mode today, Mr Modi said, today the internet has connected people from various corners of the world but our hearts are connected with our mutual love for the country. He said, in the past years, Non-Resident Indians have strengthened their identity by showing their commitment for the betterment of the society. Mr Modi said, he feels proud to hear heartwarming stories of NRIs coming forward and helping those in need.
The Prime Minister said, NRIs have made a big contribution in the fight against COVID-19 from where they were staying or from India. He said, their contribution to PM Cares is strengthening health services in the country.
The Prime Minister said, today, India is using technology to defeat corruption and lakhs and crores of rupees are being directly transferred to beneficiaries’ bank accounts. He said, today, India’s space programme and tax start-up ecosystem is a leader in the global sphere. Mr Modi said, even during Covid, several new unicorns and tech start-ups started from India.