Let us build a SAARC satellite which we can dedicate to our neighbourhood, as a gift from India.
The life of Gautama Buddha illustrates the power of service, compassion and, most importantly, renunciation. He was convinced that material wealth is not the sole goal.
Bringing 17 crore people to the doors of the bank is a huge task and I commend all the bank officials for the same. It is not difficult to open a bank branch, it is difficult to get 17 crore people to open bank accounts.
An opportunity to work is good luck for me. I put my soul into it. Each such opportunity opens the gates for the next one.
Hung verdict would have meant anger against previous govt; Clear verdict to BJP shows people voted for hope and aspiration.
Jan Bhagidari is the biggest asset of a democracy. We are increasing it through MyGov, letters from citizens, Mann Ki Baat and other initiatives.
Let work itself be the ambition.
I might live miles away from you, but I do understand you issues.
The nation should move towards one target, one direction, one intention and one decision.
Over an extended period of time, if a culture does not entail any traditions...if there are no values or if there is no awareness or social consciousness...a heritage tradition can never be developed.
Education does not mean knowledge (gyan) only, it also contains a life within it; it is not an arrangement, it is a duty. It is not merely a means of livelihood; it is the precious treasure of the noble tradition of giving, bestowing.
Even small efforts to bring about a change in the social fabric eventually reap large fruits.
What we teach our children is that earth is your mother that provides; she's a giver. So, please first ask forgiveness from the mother earth before you step on to it and cause it pain.
I did not make any big speeches but acted upon working against corruption.
Technology is central to Development. It touches one and all, and is an important instrument of our national progress.
All of us have to ensure that our future generations lead a life of peace, dignity and mutual respect. We need to sow the seeds of a conflict-free world, and in this endeavour, Buddhism and Hinduism have a great contribution.
One of the peculiarities of Delhi is that the term 'reform' is associated only with passing of laws in Parliament. In fact, the most important reforms are those needed, without new laws, at various level of the government, in work practices and procedures.
The media wanted me to speak since morning. But I wanted to speak to Vadodara first Vadodara has first right on me.
In order to fulfill the aspirations of masses, we have to sharpen the tool called the government machinery: we have to make it keen, more dynamic, and it is in this direction that we are working.
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.
Allocating budgets will not suffice. We need to make focused efforts at developing the tribal belt of Gujarat
We belong to a tradition where we treat the entire universe as our family. For me, globalisation is the manifestation of nationalisation. There is no contradiction between the two.
I invite you all to participate in Make in India.
Real time functioning should have the PM and the CMs of the states working in tandem. The Federal structure is important in letter and spirit, it is our strength
The government must nurture an eco-system where the economy is primed for growth; and growth promotes all-rounddevelopment. Where development is employment-generating ; and employment is enabled by skills. Where skills are synced with production; and production is benchmarked to quality. Where quali
Only those who keep walking get sweet returns... look at the sun's perseverance- dynamic & always on the move, never dormant... hence keep moving.
Unless and until you inspire the people, you will not get results. Imposition will never give you the results. Inspiration will always give you the results.
I salute the poor of our country who have deposited more than Rs 20,000 crore in Jan Dhan Bank Accounts.
We must acknowledge the importance of teachers to the society.
Jobs should be offered on the basis of merit and not 'Seefarish'.