Virtually inaugurating the 25th edition of the National Youth Festival here, Modi also said his government's recent decision to increase the legal marriage age of women to 21 years was for the betterment of "our daughters" and ensure that they had a career and also the time.
The report claimed MSME loan accounts worth Rs 1.8 lakh crore were saved from slipping into NPA during the period and this is equivalent to 14 per cent of the outstanding MSME credit being saved from becoming NPA.
Overall, the four schemes are well-thought-out and deserve praise but converting good ideas to good policies requires a lot of regulatory and financing capacity
It stated that nine states and UTs, including Gujarat, J&K, Jharkhand, Meghalaya, Rajasthan, Telengana, Tripura and Uttar Pradesh, have totally exempted the loans under PMSVANidhi from stamp duty.
Instead of supporting Indian companies for promoting the Atmanirbhar program, on the ground, state governments actively discriminate against Indian companies. This needs to be rectified urgently.
Domestic industries still do not have a level playing field in government procurement. Hence the Atmanirbhar campaign needs to have an Atmanirbhar policy to accelerate self-reliance in India.
Speaking at the launch of the Kindle version of Swami Chidbhavananda's 'Bhagavad Gita', Prime Minister Modi said the epic's core message to people is to perform action.
The prime minister also said that when people feel proud of indigenous products then Aatmanirbhar Bharat does not just remain an economic programme but becomes a national spirit.
'Hunar Haat' brings together indigenous artisans and craftsmen from across the country and also promotes Aatmanirbhar Bharat programme, says Rajnath Singh.
The new reforms allow the availability of geospatial data that was previously restricted in the country.
The Oxford Languages chose 'Aatmanirbharta' as the Hindi word of the year to 'validate the day-to-day achievements of Indians who dealt with the pandemic'
The order moves to close the loopholes in the current "Buy American" initiative and would reduce waivers granted on federal purchases of US-made goods.
Cooperatives would play a big role in enhancing one’s own income and thereby help India become self-reliant, Dileepbhai Sanghani said.
'India does not want to merely fill global markets with its products. We want Indian products to win the hearts of people around the world,' PM Modi said
The goal of a 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' will also be achieved with the help of collaborative, innovative and transformative concepts in management, said PM
There should be enough funds, speedy implementation and seamless regulatory process to improve and build 5G technology in the country
What the government may have overlooked is whether the country has enough local capacity to meet the healthcare needs of 1.4 billion people.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.