A major institutional reform is the move away from merely planning, to transforming India. The setting up of NITI Aayog, is a step in this direction.
It takes time to change established mindset. It is a difficult task. But we have five years. This is not about Modi... Modi is only one of its 1.2 billion people... This is a people's task.
Last year I spoke about Clean India and open defecation, it was criticised then but that has been the main point with which the government has touched the lives of the people.
The consensus we arrived with States for amending the Constitution to implement GST is a major breakthrough. This alone has the potential to make India competitive and attractive for investment.
The importance of a journey is not measured by the distance covered, but by the destination reached.
Can't India dream of exporting teachers of high calibre? Can't we instil the desire in children to become great teachers?
Development should be a mass movement. We need to integrate the people and make it a mass movement.
We have now reached a level where we should be even more ambitious. We should focus on more tangible mechanisms and outcomes. Make BRICS a platform of Impact.
The 'Krishi Mantralaya' will now be known as 'Krishi Kalyan Mantralaya'
Yoga should not be just an exercise, but a means to connect with the world and with nature. It should bring a change in our lifestyle and create awareness within us.
I doubt anyone else would have travelled as extensively as I have to meet the citizens of the country.
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.
So far as the government is concerned, there is Âonly one holy book, which is the constitution of India. The unity and the integrity of the country are the topmost priorities. All religions and all communities have the same rights, and it is my responsibility to ensure their complete and total prot
We can see how the role of mobile has changed in past 20 years. It is a perfect example of how one innovation can change an entire era.
PIO card holders- they have lot of visa issues. We decided they will get lifelong visa.
Congress Mukt Bharat BJP ka naara nahi hai, jan jan ka sankalp hai. Be it dynasty politics, nepotism, corruption, communalism, divisions in society or poverty, getting freedom from all this is what I mean by a Congress Mukt Bharat.
In a vast & huge country like India, e-governance is the only way for effective delivery unto the last.
Let us come together and think of ways India does not have to import but we export to the world.
India is a democracy; it is in our DNA.
If your education is not enough, experience will teach you lessons.
Much of India that we dream of still lies ahead of us: housing, power, water and sanitation for all; bank accounts and insurance for every citizen; connected and prosperous villages; and, smart and sustainable cities.
India's role is not to interfere in what Nepal does but to support Nepal in their development. Nepal should scale new heights of progress.
If we want to move forward, not just the Government but 125 crore Indians will have to do something.
Bodh Gaya is a land of enlightenment. Years ago, what Bodh Gaya got was Siddhartha but what Bodh Gaya gave to the world was Lord Buddha, the epitome of knowledge, peace and compassion.
Jobs should be offered on the basis of merit and not 'Seefarish'.
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
I'm not in favour of dividing Hindus and Sikhs. I'm not in favour of dividing Hindus and Christians. All the citizens, all the voters, are my countrymen.
I have been into social work since 45 years, and at an average, every day for one or two hours, I have been engaging in social discourses. It is not a small thing.
Desire +Stability = Resolution, Resolution +Hard work=success
Our demographic dividend is our strength. The youth have what it takes to engage with the latest technology.