Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today called for making the system of criminal justice stronger through research in Forensic Nanotechnology.

Inaugurating the first international conference on ‘Forensic Nanotechnology’ here, he said the Nanotechnology has the capacity to scientifically solve many of our problems and might soon leave a mark on almost every walk of social life. He said there is an urgent need to create competent trained technocrats to face the challenge, too.

The Chief Minister recalled how utilizing forensic science for the benefit of the mankind was thought in Gujarat, as a result of which was taken a global initiative to start the Forensic Sciences University here, inviting experts from different parts of the country and abroad.

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In the wake of the criminal world moving towards high-tech and sophisticated crimes, Mr. Modi said, the criminal justice system needed to be made technology-driven, even as forensic science has many success stories in taking crime investigation through conviction.

He said that Gujarat’s Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) has earned international laurels for making criminal justice system more effective, and not just a pathological laboratory. He said the tradition of applying vermillion in the partings between hair at the time of marriage and watching the footprints of caravan of camels in the deserts have their bearings on the modern forensic science.

Nanotechnology expert V. Krishnan from Bangalore described the Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as a person with foresight. He wished the Forensic Sciences University would ensure the application of Nanotechnology in forensic science to strengthen the system of criminal justice and revolutionize the fingerprint technology.

Union Minister of State for Home Prafull Patel, Gujarat Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Balwant Singh, Additional Chief Secretary (S&T) Ravi Saxena and Director-General of Police Chittaranjan Singh, among others attended the inaugural session. Nearly 350 forensic scientists, technocrats, legal experts and senior officers of police and security agencies are attending the two-day conference jointly organized by Science City.

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Viksit Bharat Ambassador Meet-Up in Pune: Volunteers Assemble To Pledge Towards Building a Developed India
February 28, 2024

Volunteers in Pune responded to PM Narendra Modi's call to become "Viksit Bharat Ambassadors" by hosting a national meet-up on February 28th at the Sumant Moolgaokar Auditorium, MCCIA. The objective of this meet-up was to gather local support for the Viksit Bharat Ambassador movement, which aims to make a developed India (Viksit Bharat) a reality by 2047.

The event was attended by Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Hon'ble Minister of State for IT, Skilling and Entrepreneurship. Distinguished entrepreneurs, institution owners, corporates, and professionals from Pune were also present.

"In 2014, the economy that was left behind was one of the fragile five. 16 quarters of runaway inflations, 18 quarters of declining growth, a financial sector that had been shattered beyond bits, and an overall image of dysfunctional governance that was causing investors to pause and re-look at India. That was from 2004-14, which we refer to as a lost decade. From 2014-19, PM Modi rebuilt the economy and financial sector... The second term was about building the New India..." said Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar at the 'Viksit Bharat Ambassador Meet'.

The Vision of Viksit Bharat: 140 crore dreams, 1 purpose

The Viksit Bharat Ambassador movement aims to encourage citizens to take responsibility for contributing to the development of India. To achieve this goal, VBA meet-ups and events are being organized in various parts of the country. These events provide a platform for participants to engage in constructive discussions, exchange ideas, and explore practical strategies to contribute to the movement.

Join the movement on NaMo App:

https://www.narendramodi.in/ViksitBharatAmbassador

The NaMo App: Bridging the Gap

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's personal app, the Narendra Modi App (or NaMo App), is a crucial technological link in taking this vision forward. The NaMo App has provided a platform for citizens to join, stay informed and create events around the Viksit Bharat Ambassador movement. Participants can easily track down and engage with various initiatives in their locality and connect with other like-minded individuals. The 'VBA Event' section in the 'Onground Tasks' tab of the 'Volunteer Module' of the NaMo App allows users to stay updated with the ongoing VBA events.


Ravi Petite, Managing Director of Agni Solar Pvt Ltd, highlighted the significant impact of PM Modi's vision on the booming solar energy industry, expressing confidence in its continuous growth without any signs of slowdown.

Dr. S Sukanya Iyer, Chairperson of the Mentoring Panel at CII's BYST, highlighted PM Mdoi’s commitment to inclusivity with the motto 'Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas, and Sabka Prayas’ and inclusive approach for balance regional development from Kashmir to Kanyakumari.

Hemant Thakkar, the Technical Director of Pawar Rubber Products, acknowledged significant changes over the past 8-10 years, particularly highlighting government initiatives aimed at supporting entrepreneurs and MSMEs.

Investment Advisor Mandar Shende proposes that if all 140 crore Indians support the PM's vision of Viksit Bharat, India could achieve developed status by 2037 instead of 2047. He emphasized that this goal is not solely PM Modi's but belongs to every Indian.

Anurag Dhooth, MD of Epitome Component Pvt Ltd, emphasized that Viksit Bharat represents progress for all sections of society, noting ongoing transformative developments and global attention towards India.

Indraneel Chitale of Chitale Bandhu Mithaiwale commended the campaign, remarking that it effectively portrays India's narrative on the global stage.

Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar encouraged citizens of Pune to join the movement towards building Viksit Bharat as envisioned by PM Modi by becoming Viksit Bharat Ambassadors. He highlighted India's remarkable transformation over the past decade, evolving from a fragile economy to one among the top five globally, and now serving as an inspiration to nations worldwide.