Shri Modi spelled out that the life of a youth must always be driven by a mission. He elaborated, “Do not dream to become someone but dream of doing something!” He also said , “When you are going in the right direction, your goal automatically comes near you” Taking a dig at sections of the mainstream media, Shri Modi stated, “I never thought that my silence would also become news and silence sells! ”He also condemned the source of financing for five-star activist NGOs and sought for effective audits to keep a check on their credibility and make them more accountable.
Highlighting the soundness of Gujarat’s public expenditure, Shri Modi said, “Before me there was an expense of 55,000 crore in 9 five year plans. In the 10th plan after I came, it was 1,75,000 crore. We have not levied any additional taxes, we have merely stopped the leakages”. He added that in contrast to Gujarat where nearly 35% of the expenditure is of the non- developmental kind, the Central Government’s expenditure towards non-developmental activities is approximately 70%. Shri Modi appealed the youngsters to connect to him on social media and invited student to share their views through the Citizen Journalism section of his website. The function concluded as Shri Modi unveiled a publication of the board of studies of ICAI.