Thesynergyonline News Bureau
NEW DELHI, JANUARY 09 :
The Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, inaugurated the Pravasi
Bhartiya Diwas Convention today.
Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister complimented the overseas
Indians for their role during the Corona pandemic in their respective countries.
He said that during his discussions with the State Heads,
he always felt pride in the overseas Indians when the Heads
praised the Indian's in their countries for their contribution
as doctors,paramedics and as general citizens. He also noted the
contribution of the overseas Indian's in India's fight against COVID.
Noting India's role in dealing with Y2K crisis and strides
made by the Indian pharma industry, the Prime Minister said
that India's capabilities always benefit humanity. India is
always at the forefront of mitigation of global challenges.
India's lead in fight against colonialism and terrorism
gave strength to the world to face these menaces.
Much of the credit of the world's trust in India, its food, fashion, family values and business values goes to the overseas Indians. Conduct of the overseas Indians created an interest in Indian way and values and what started as curiosity turned into convention. The Prime Minister said that as India is moving with the goal of Aatmnirbhar India, the overseas Indian have a major role to play as their use of made in India products will create more confidence in Indian products.
The Prime Minister also explained to the diaspora, India's
capable response to the pandemic. He said globally, there is
no other example of this kind of democratic unity against the
virus. Despite dependence in critical things like PPE kits, masks,
ventilators or testing kits, India developed its capabilities not
only to become self-reliant but started exporting many things.
Today, India is among the countries with the least fatality rate
and fastest recovery rate. As pharmacy of the world, India is
helping the world and entire world is looking at India as the
country prepares to embark upon the largest vaccination
programme in the world with two Indigenously developed vaccines.
The Prime Minister outlined the progress made by the country in
reining in corruption through direct benefit transfer (DBT) which
came in for global praise during the pandemic period.
field of renewable energy are bringing laurels to the country.