My definition of secularism is very clear. The sole religion of the Government is Nation First, the holy book is the Constitution.
I intend to launch a massive National Program for PDS Computerisation.
Urban development initiatives must match the aspirations of the middle class and the neo middle class.
We fought for freedom together. We had no government, no weapons to help us. We defeated such a big empire without any government, without any arms.
After the hockey stick, Sardara Singh scores with the broom! A great effort by him towards a Swachh Bharat.
If we want to move forward, not just the Government but 125 crore Indians will have to do something.
I will only say that many freedom fighters of India found their calling in the institutions of Britain. And many makers of modern India, including several of my distinguished predecessors, from Jawaharlal Nehru to Dr. Manmohan Singh, passed through their doors.
Tourism provides employment to the poorest of the poor. Gram seller earns something, auto-rickshaw driver earns something, pakoda seller earns something, and tea seller also earns something.
If I talk about coal, people will start equating my statements with a political angle. This is not a platform for politics, I'm not making any allegations on anyone.
We want to free our citizens from the burden of excessive paper documents in every office. We want paperless transactions. We will set up a digital locker for every citizen to store personal documents that can be shared across departments.
The world does not run on the number of certificates one has, but on the skills our hands have. Let the youth dream big and aim for the sky. The work of a government should be to open doors.
Holistic Healthcare remains a very big attraction. Best of the doctors are moving towards homeopathy. There's a mood for Holistic Healthcare. There's a mood to go toward stress free life from a stressful life.
Democracy is such a framework that everyone has the right to live their lives, fix their goals, their aims, their dreams and the ways to achieve them according to their own choice.
If you look at the India-US relationship for example, the role that the Indian diaspora has played in the relationship is extremely crucial. Yes, we share democratic values but there is also the great role that the Indian diaspora has played in strengthening the bond of friendship between India and
Canada is rich in hydrocarbons and other natural resources... India's requirements and Canada's surplus are a perfect match.
I see Lord Buddha doing to our collective spiritual well-being what global trade did to our collective economic well-being and the digital internet did to our collective intellectual well-being.
In the political system, we are a team; politics and bureaucracy, we are a team. The politicians, bureaucrats and the people, we are a team.
Our demographic dividend is our strength. The youth have what it takes to engage with the latest technology.
Importance of technology is increasing every day, we must not deprive our children of technology, if we do then it's a social crime.
Development seems to have become the agenda only of government. It is seen as a scheme. That should not be the case. Development should be everyone`s agenda. It should be a people's movement.
I dream of a Digital India where farmers are empowered with real-time information to be connected with Global Markets.
Our space programme has overcome many hurdles. At the same time it is one of the most cost effective programmes. This should make us proud.
Lokmanya Tilak said "Swaraj is my birthright" but now the people of India must say, "Surajya is my birthright".
According to the World Health Organization, an average of Rs. 6500 per person was lost in India due to lack of cleanliness and hygiene. Swachh Bharat would make a significant impact on public health and in safeguarding income of the poor, ultimately contributing to the national economy.
India's democracy where over 1 billion people have a voice in deciding their future is a world example of how governance can incorporate diversity into a movement for inclusive growth. New modes of democratic engagement, especially through using e-governance are allowing greater access to fundamenta
PIO card holders- they have lot of visa issues. We decided they will get lifelong visa.
No form, no manifestation of knowledge, is senseless.
We did not organize press conferences and talk about fighting against corruption, we acted on the ground and brought changes in the schemes to fight corruption.
I come from a poor family, I have seen poverty. The poor need respect, and it begins with cleanliness.
Understanding strengths and weaknesses is very essential in setting forth a clean administration and for sustainable and lasting solutions.