Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort in New Delhi on the occasion of 77th Independence Day. Along with other remarkable achievements the proud nation achieved in this wonderful journey, he also talked about how the technological landscape has changed in the last one decade. He even emphasised the importance of a digitally empowered India.
In his address, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi highlighted that the policies of the government are providing support to the youth of the country and their strength has helped India become the third largest startup ecosystem in the world. PM Modi emphasizes digital innovation in India and highlighted the remarkable transformation in India’s digital landscape. He also highlights the success of Digital India in Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities.
Prime Minister Modi noted that during his recent visit to Bali for the G20 Summit, world leaders quizzed him about the intricacies of the Digital India success story. He was quoted as saying by a news agency, “Last year at G20 Summit in Bali everyone, including the developed nations, wanted to know of the success of digital public infrastructure. And I said that whatever India has done it is not limited to Mumbai, Delhi, and Kolkata but in tier-2 and tier-3 cities youth are also making a lot of impact in various fields…there is a courage of conviction in the smallest cities of India…and villages as well.”
PM Modi said that the India is moving ahead with multiple capabilities toward modernisation. From renewable energy to hydrogen energy, India is moving forward. While our capability in space is rising, we are swiftly finding success in deep-sea missions, he added that from increased internet penetration across villages to quantum computers, India is moving ahead.
The Prime Minister acknowledged the critical role that technology plays in shaping the future. From space to deep sea missions, Vande Bharat trains, electric buses, metro trains, villages getting internet, and semiconductor manufacturing — we are working in every sector. India is moving towards its aims.
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