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Oct 24, 2018

Success of any government initiative lies in public involvement, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed hope that India will get its due place in the world by surpassing all challenges it is facing today. 

He said, the success of any Government initiatives lies in public involvement and it is essential for the nation's growth. 

Mr. Modi was interacting with IT and electronic manufacturing professionals and key industry leaders from across the country in New Delhi on Wednesday.

Mr Modi said, people want to work for others and serve the society to bring a positive difference. Mr. Modi said, every effort, however, big or small, must be valued. He said, India's youngsters are leveraging the power of technology wonderfully. 

He said they are using technology not only for themselves but also for the welfare of others which is a wonderful sign. 

Speaking on women's participation, the Prime Minister said, it is important to create an India where everyone has equal opportunities. 

The country is making a mark in the start-up world due to her youth. He said, more and more people are paying taxes because they have faith that their money is being used properly and for the welfare of people. 

Speaking on Sanitation, Mr Modi called upon the people to make cleanliness a part of the value system. He said, through Swachh Bharat Mission, India is fulfilling Mahatma Gandhi's vision.

The Prime Minister appealed to farmers to embrace drip irrigation and said, people have become very careless when it comes to consumption of water. 

Mr. Modi urged everyone to visit Porbandar in Gujarat and see the home of Mahatma Gandhi to learn about water conservation. He also stressed the need to conserve and recycle water. 

Earlier, Mr Modi launched “Main Nahin Hum” Portal and App on the occasion. The portal which works on the theme "Self for Society" will enable IT professionals and organizations to bring together their efforts towards social causes on one platform. 

Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Electronic and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad said, digital empowerment of common man with technology is the main aim of Digital India initiative. 

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