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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today interacted with Indian community in the Netherlands. During his address, PM Modi appreciated the role of Indian diaspora in Netherlands and Suriname. He noted that Netherlands had the second largest Indian diaspora in entire Europe.
 
 
Prime Minister Modi said that each and every Indian staying in any part of the world was a 'Rashtradoot' (India's ambassador to the world). Shri Modi said that India took pride in being the land of diversity. Highlighting the strength of participative governance, PM Modi said, "Since taking office, our priority is Jan Bhagidari. We seek strength from people to bring a transformative change."
 
Speaking about cooperative federalism, Shri Modi remarked, "India is about cooperative federalism. The centre and states working together for the development of India, this is our effort."
 
 
The PM laid stress on women-led development. He said, "The role of women in the agriculture sector, cooperatives is very important. India's Nari Shakti is contributing to India's progress." Shri Modi lauded the role women were playing in every sphere be it armed forces or sports, teaching or health sector. He also shed light on maternity benefit bill recently passed by the Indian Parliament.
 
 
Prime Minister Modi said that it was vital take the country to newer heights as well as build a modern India. "The India of the 21st century cannot stay behind when it comes to technology and infrastructure. Everything we have must be world class", he added furthermore.
 
Prime Minister Modi also urged people in Netherlands to get their OCI cards.
 
 
 
 

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PM interacts with CEOs and Experts of Global Oil and Gas Sector
October 20, 2021
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Our goal is to make India Aatmanirbhar in the oil & gas sector: PM
PM invites CEOs to partner with India in exploration and development of the oil & gas sector in India
Industry leaders praise steps taken by the government towards improving energy access, energy affordability and energy security

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi interacted with the CEOs and Experts of the global oil and gas sector earlier today, via video conferencing.

Prime Minister discussed in detail the reforms undertaken in the oil and gas sector in the last seven years, including the ones in exploration and licensing policy, gas marketing, policies on coal bed methane, coal gasification, and the recent reform in Indian Gas Exchange, adding that such reforms will continue with the goal to make India ‘Aatmanirbhar in the oil & gas sector’.

Talking about the oil sector, he said that the focus has shifted from ‘revenue’ to ‘production’ maximization. He also spoke about the need to enhance  storage facilities for crude oil.  He further talked about the rapidly growing natural gas demand in the country. He talked about the current and potential gas infrastructure development including pipelines, city gas distribution and LNG regasification terminals.

Prime Minister recounted that since 2016, the suggestions provided in these meetings have been immensely useful in understanding the challenges faced by the oil and gas sector. He said that India is a land of openness, optimism and opportunities and is brimming with new ideas, perspectives and innovation. He invited the CEOs and experts to partner with India in exploration and development of the oil and gas sector in India. 

The interaction was attended by industry leaders from across the world, including Dr. Igor Sechin, Chairman & CEO, Rosneft; Mr. Amin Nasser, President & CEO, Saudi Aramco; Mr. Bernard Looney, CEO, British Petroleum; Dr. Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman, IHS Markit; Mr. Olivier Le Peuch, CEO, Schlumberger Limited; Mr. Mukesh Ambani, Chairman & Managing Director, Reliance Industries Limited; Mr Anil Agarwal, Chairman, Vedanta Limited, among others.

They praised several recent achievements of the government towards improving energy access, energy affordability and energy security. They appreciated the leadership of the Prime Minister towards the transition to cleaner energy in India, through visionary and ambitious goals. They said that India is adapting fast to newer forms of clean energy technology, and can play a significant role in shaping global energy supply chains. They talked about ensuring sustainable and equitable energy transition, and also gave their inputs and suggestions about further promotion of clean growth and sustainability.