"SWAGAT initiative of Gujarat Government completes 10 years"
"SWAGAT online has become a ray of hope for the common people seeking redressal of their grievances: Shri Narendra Modi"
"From 24th April 2003, in the last 10 years over 2.80 lakh citizens’ questions received satisfactory answer"
"Over 90% of issues received resolved "
"SWAGAT online extremely popular in the 26 districts, 225 Talukas and the over 18,000 villages of Gujarat"

On Thursday 25th April 2013, the Gujarat Government’s SWAGAT initiative (State Wide Attention on Grievances by Application of Technology) completed 10 years in service of the people of Gujarat. Shri Narendra Modi said that SWAGAT initiative has emerged as a ray of hope for the common people who seek redressal of their various grievances.

The SWAGAT initiative has won several awards including the United Nations Public Service Award and several national awards. On the 4th Thursday of every month, Shri Narendra Modi joins the SWAGAT sessions and hears grievances of the people. This practice has been going on since 24th April 2003. Various officials including of the district from where the grievance has come join the session.

SWAGAT at the district level with the respective Collectors had also commenced from the same day ten years ago. On 1st January 2008 Taluka SWAGAT online began and after its success the Gram SWAGAT commenced in February 2011.

Through the last decade, the SWAGAT online sessions with the Chief Minister drew 2,80,754 grievances and questions from the people and 90.44% of them were resolved. The remaining issues were related to policy matters and matters of long term public interest.

Shri Narendra Modi participated in the SWAGAT session today as well. At the SWAGAT online session the Additional Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister Shri AK Sharma, senior officials Shri JP Modha, Shri Chandresh Kotak and others were present on the occasion.

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November 30, 2021
The Forum will focus on the theme of 'Beyond'; with various sub themes including ‘FinTech beyond boundaries’, ‘FinTech beyond Finance’ and ‘FinTech Beyond Next’

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate InFinity Forum, a thought leadership Forum on FinTech, on 3rd December, 2021 at 10 AM via video conferencing.

The event is being hosted by International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), under the aegis of Government of India in collaboration with GIFT City and Bloomberg on December 3 and 4, 2021. Indonesia, South Africa and the U.K. are partner countries in the first edition of the Forum.

InFinity Forum will bring together the leading minds of the world in policy, business, and technology to discuss and come up with actionable insight into how technology and innovation can be leveraged by the FinTech industry for inclusive growth and serving humanity at large.

The agenda of the Forum will focus on the theme of 'Beyond'; with various sub themes including FinTech beyond boundaries, with governments and businesses focussing beyond the geographical boundaries in the development of global stack to promote financial inclusiveness; FinTech beyond Finance, by having convergence with emerging areas such as SpaceTech, GreenTech and AgriTech to drive sustainable development; and FinTech Beyond Next, with focus on how Quantum Computing could impact the nature of Fintech industry in the future and promote new opportunities.

The forum will witness participation from over 70 countries. Key speakers at the Forum includes Finance Minister of Malaysia Tengku Mr. Zafrul Aziz, Finance Minister of Indonesia Ms Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Minister of Creative Economy Indonesia Mr. Sandiaga S Uno, Chairman and MD, Reliance Industries Mr. Mukesh Ambani, Chairman & CEO SoftBank Group Corp. Mr. Masayoshi Son, Chairman and CEO, IBM Corporation Mr. Arvind Krishna, MD and CEO Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited Mr. Uday Kotak, among others. NITI Aayog, Invest India, FICCI and NASSCOM are some of the key partners to this year's Forum.


The International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), headquartered at GIFT City, Gandhinagar Gujarat, has been established under the International Financial Services Centres Authority Act, 2019. It works as a unified authority for the development and regulation of financial products, financial services and financial institutions in the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) in India. At present, the GIFT IFSC is the maiden international financial services centre in India.