Through a policy driven approach we have wage a war against poverty and we are confident we will win this war.
I know the youth of India. They are not merely asking for things. The youth wants to stand of their own feet and live a life of pride and dignity.
When we talk about Skill India Mission, we do not merely talk about filling the pockets of people. We want to instil a sense of self-confidence among the poor.
We will form an army of poor, where every poor will be a soldier and we will win the war against poverty on behalf of their strength.
I dream of an India that is a hub of opportunities. We can't restrict ourselves to skills only, we need to encourage entrepreneurship.
Startups are the engines of exponential growth, manifesting the power of innovation. Several big companies today are startups of yesterday. They were born with a spirit of enterprise and adventure kept alive due to hardwork and perseverance and today have become shining beacons of innovation.
Technology empowers the less empowered. If there is a strong force that bring a change in the lives of those on the margins it is technology. It serves as a leveler and a springboard.
M-governance is empowered governance. It has the potential to make development a truly inclusive and comprehensive mass movement. It puts governance into everyone's reach. It puts governance in your hands 24/7.
The future belongs to social media. It is egalitarian and inclusive. Social media is not about any country, any language, any colour, any community but it is about human values and that is the underlying link binding humanity.
To me technology used wisely is a catalyst to magically transforming the way we live.