PM's remarks at inauguration of Global Exhibition on Services

Published By : Admin | April 23, 2015 | 19:58 IST
"PM: India makes transformation from a country worried about its "brain-drain," to a country that thinks of "brain-gain.""
"प्रधानमंत्री ने कहा, 'प्रतिभा-पलायन' को लेकर चिंतित रहने वाला भारत अब व्‍यापक बदलाव के तहत 'प्रतिभाओं को आकर्षित करने' पर गंभीरता से विचार करने लगा है "

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today said India had made the transformation from a country worried about its "brain-drain," to a country that thinks of "brain-gain." Inaugurating the first Global Exhibition on Services in New Delhi today, the Prime Minister said India should assess its "service" capabilities in the global perspective. He said India had vast potential to meet the skilled manpower needs of the entire world, and called for a careful mapping of global needs, which India could fulfil over the next decade.

PM Modi inaugurates Global Exhibition on Services (30)Stating that Human Resource is India's biggest asset, the Prime Minister said India's development journey should focus on the 65 percent of its population which is below the age of 35. He said that as the world looked for skilled manpower, India had the capability to become a crucial provider of this resource. PM Modi inaugurates Global Exhibition on Services (11)

The Prime Minister mentioned sectors such as nursing, high-end financial services, arbitration, tourism, music and vegetarian cooking as examples of what India had to offer to the world, besides the already established IT and other core sectors.

PM Modi inaugurates Global Exhibition on Services (16)

Union Ministers Shri Kalraj Mishra, Shri JP Nadda, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Shri Harsh Vardhan, Smt. Smriti Irani and Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman were present on the occasion.

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