Whatever education a university or institutes of higher education imparts, it must achieve the global level of benchmarking given the vastness and diversity of global village we live in today.
Gujarat, with its all inclusive, sustainable and rapid growth, is emerging as a globally preferred place to live in and to do business.
I started reading the works of Swami Vivekananda. That gave me courage and a vision, it sharpened and deepened my sensitivities and gave me a new perspective and a direction in life. I decided to dedicate myself to others and till date I am continuing to follow that decision.
I dream of a Digital India where knowledge is strength - and empowers the People.
We must ensure that technology is accessible, affordable, and adds value.
Domains like Trade, Technology, Tourism, Talent and Tradition have the power to redefine existing paradigms.
Each one of us has both; good and evil virtues. Those who decide to focus on the good ones succeed in life.
Rs 6500 crore disclosed under compliance window of black money & foreign assets law. People fear the law that has now been created. Stringent provisions will not be diluted despite pressures.
My mother is not educated but keeps in touch with world events through news on TV.
The closeness of the India-Afghanistan relationship is not a new phenomenon. It has existed since time immemorial. And as a close friend, ever since India's Independence, we have done and will continue to do whatever is required to be done to see Afghanistan grow and progress as a close friend.
There is no question in the fact that India has a global responsibility, and the coming "Gyan Yug" would see India play a pivotal role, using the strengths of its democracy and demographic dividend.
This is an election of hope. It is bringing a new trust. These elections will give new strength to the nation.
The budget is forward looking growth engine and will promote transparency and integrity. It is for the common people. This budget shows where we want to take India through railways. It budget aspires for better service, speed and safety. It is an effort to create modern railways contributing towards
Whatever work you do, you think are you doing this for the good of the nation? That's the basic training. The other basic training is discipline. Your life should be disciplined. The other thing they say is what work you get, do it well.
I recently assured Public Sector Banks they will have total autonomy in taking business decisions.
Make in India! By this, we mean we want to give low cost manufacturing, ease of business, skilled manpower. India is a land of huge possibilities & scope.
Pro-active good governance aims beyond short-term requirement keeping in mind the long-term needs such as the use of clean technology and in preparedness and mitigating climate change fallout etc.
The work to eradicate corruption must begin from the top. It is spread like termite in our country. We have to work at all levels to eradicate corruption
It is our priority to win the hearts of people of Jammu and Kashmir. That could only be achieved through development and their welfare. We have a responsibility to see that people of the state are prosperous. We are not talking about Hindus or Muslims, but the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Developmen
Allocating budgets will not suffice. We need to make focused efforts at developing the tribal belt of Gujarat
Our ancestors used to play with snakes, we play with mouse.
Good Governance cannot remain merely a philosophy. Concrete steps have to be taken for realizing its goals.
I come from a land where the idea of the whole world being one family is rooted in our ethos 'vasudhaiva kutumbakam'.
We are today a nearly 100% banked country.
Our ancestors had displayed great strengths in space science. What people like Aryabhata had said centuries ago are being recognised by science today. We are a country which had these capabilities. We need to regain them.
Indians invest more in Britain than in the rest of European Union combined. It is not because they want to save on interpretation costs, but because they find an environment that is welcoming and familiar.
We need to assume that aspirations of people in villages are nothing less than the aspirations of people in the cities. They need a change in their lifestyle.
Our culture is our strength be it music, dance, poetry or anything, and these are very precious.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji gave the mantra- Insaniyat, Jamhooriyat, Kashmiriyat. He based Jammu and Kashmir's development on this, and we need to take it ahead.
Development must be such that it positively transforms the lives of the common people.