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PM Narendra Modi terms youths as 'development drivers'

By Rajan Nath -- January 12, 2022 1:22 pm -- Updated:January 12, 2022 1:24 pm

National Youth Day programme: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday termed youths as development drivers and said that India is the world's largest youth-driven economy that unlocks new hope, new opportunities and new possibilities for the nation towards development and prosperity.

After inaugurating the Technology Centre of the MSME Ministry and Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Manimandapam in Puducherry through video conference, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "The world has admitted that India has two limitless power -- demography and democracy.

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The youth of India carry democratic values along with demographic dividends. India considers its youths as development drivers." "As a nation, we are the world's largest youth-driven economy that unlocks new hope, new opportunities and new possibilities for our nation towards development and prosperity," PM Modi said while addressing the National Youth Day programme.

"Today, the world sees India with hope because India represents the youth with its dreams, actions and innovations," he added.

PM Modi inaugurated a Technology Centre of the MSME Ministry and Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Manimandapam - an auditorium with open-air theatre in Puducherry, through video conference.

According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), the Technology Centre of the MSME Ministry is established at Puducherry with an investment of about Rs 122 crore. With the focus on the Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) Sector, this Technology Centre will be equipped with the latest technology.

"It will contribute towards skilling youth and will be able to train around 6400 trainees per year," the PMO stated.

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-PTC News

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