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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday showed the world a glimpse of India’s achievements from the forum of the World Economic Forum (WEF). Addressing the Davos Agenda Summit via video conferencing, PM Modi said, “Entrepreneurship among Indian youth is at a new height today. This can be seen from the number of start-ups here.
PM Modi warned the world about the challenges arising for the climate due to lifestyle. He said, ‘Throwaway’ culture and consumerism pose more serious challenges to the climate. He appealed to the world for mission ‘LIFE’. He said, it is very important that Mission ‘LIFE’ becomes a global movement. Only then will we be able to keep the coming generations safe.
Everyone saw India’s ‘One Earth, One Health’ vision during the Corona period
He said, during the Corona era, the whole world has seen how India helped everyone by following the vision of ‘One Earth, One Health’. Millions of lives have been saved by giving essential medicines, vaccines to many countries. The Prime Minister said that a strong democracy like India has given a beautiful gift to the whole world, it has a bundle of hope. In this bundle, we Indians have unwavering faith in democracy. The mood and talent of Indians is hidden in this.
Counted India’s achievements to the world
Informed about the environment created for business in India
PM Modi informed everyone about the environment being created for business in India. Today, India is promoting Ease of Doing Business, minimizing government intervention, he said. India has also simplified its corporate tax. It has made him the most competitive in the world. The innovation, ability to adapt to new technology, the spirit of entrepreneurship in Indians can give new energy to each of our global partners. So this is the best time to invest in India. In 2014 where there were few hundred registered start-ups in India. At the same time, their number has crossed 60 thousand today. It also has more than 80 unicorns, of which more than 40 were made in 2021 itself.
Global organizations will have to be reformed, PM said, looking at the global situation today, the question is whether multilateral organizations are ready to deal with the new world order and new challenges? When these institutions were formed, the situation was different. Today the circumstances are different. Therefore, it is the responsibility of every democratic country to emphasize on the improvement of these institutions so that they can be enabled to meet the challenges of present and future.
Apart from PM Modi, many heads of state attended this summit. These included Japan’s PM Kishida Fumio, Australia’s PM Scott Morrison, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Israel’s Naftali Bennett and Chinese President Xi Jinping, besides UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, US Finance Minister Janet L. Yellen and many global leaders.