Modi Speech LIVE Updates: India Seeing Green Shoots of Recovery PM spotlights economy’s health at global event
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday underlined that his government was not only focussed on improving people’s health amid a raging coronavirus but was also paying attention to the economy’s health.
The Centre has eased lockdown restrictions with a focus to lift sentiments and pull the economy out of the deep slumber that the lockdown had induced it into.
“On one hand India is fighting a strong battle against the global pandemic.With an increased focus on people’s health, we are equally focussed on the health of the economy,” said PM Modi at the inaugural Global India Week, a virtual conference being organised in the UK.
India and a Better New World’, the event will have 5,000 global participants from 30 nations and it will be addressed by 250 global speakers in 75 sessions. “Will be addressing the India Global Week, organised by @IndiaIncorp at 1:30 pm tomorrow. This forum brings together global thought leaders and captains of industry, who will discuss aspects relating to opportunities in India as well as the global economic revival post-COVID,” PM Modi tweeted.
Those participating in the event include External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, Commerce and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor G C Murmu, Isha Foundation founder
The three-day summit is being held on a virtual platform given restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A report from London on Tuesday stated that the organisers expect an estimated 250 senior business and strategic expert speakers to attract 5,000 audience worldwide over the course of the summit.