During the Global Millets (Shree Anna) Conference in New Delhi, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his confidence that the market and associated ecosystem of Shree Anna will strengthen the rural economy and benefit the country’s 2.5 crore marginal farmers. He highlighted the climate-resilient quality of millet and its potential to combat water crisis issues.
Economy and Finance
Milk for Progress: Lessons from India’s Dairy Sector
During the concluding session of the 49th Dairy Industries Conference in Gandhinagar, Indian Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah announced that India’s share in the global dairy sector is set to rise to 33% in the coming years. The minister revealed that the government is planning to establish 200,000 rural dairies at the Panchayat level nationwide, which would boost the annual growth rate of the Indian dairy sector from the current 6.6% to 13.8%.
Empowering Women and Driving Growth: Lessons from East Passyunk Avenue
East Passyunk Avenue in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is a place where women are making their mark in the business world. The East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) is a thriving center for business and culture in South Philly, with an impressive milestone to share – it has now reached the point where 50% of its businesses are owned and operated by women.
Lessons from India’s Security Approach: Borrowing Ideas for a Safer and More Prosperous Future
The Indian Home Minister, Amit Shah, affirmed that the Government’s policy of zero tolerance towards terrorism, insurgency, and left-wing extremism will continue in the upcoming years. He expressed his confidence that the Central Industrial and Security Force (CISF) will play a pivotal role in achieving this goal.
Lessons in Growth and Development: Borrowing Ideas from India’s Prime Minister
Today, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the new campus of IIT Dharwad to the nation, which was developed at a cost of Rs 850 crore. Additionally, he inaugurated the world’s longest railway platform at Hubballi station and dedicated the electrification of the Hospete-Hubballi-Tinaighat section and upgraded Hosapete station projects.
From Self-Employment to Infrastructure Development: How India is Creating Jobs
In a video message delivered at a Rojgar Mela in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the Government is working on a comprehensive plan to create both direct and indirect employment opportunities throughout the country.
Going Digital: How Nigeria, India and Others are Promoting Digital Payments Adoption
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has launched the “Har Payment Digital” mission during Digital Payments Awareness Week (DPAW) 2023, with the aim of making every person in India a user of digital payments. The campaign theme, “Digital Payment Apnao, Auron ko bhi Sikhao” (Adopt digital payments and also teach others), will be observed from March 6th to March 12th, 2023.
Sustainability and Indigenization: India’s Roadmap for Auto Industry Growth
At the ACMA’s Atmanirbhar Excellence Awards and Technology Summit 2023 in New Delhi, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal encouraged the auto industry to prioritize research and development (R&D) and invest more time, effort, and funds in order to support India’s indigenization efforts.
A Model for Building Robust Economies : India’s Strategies for Building Stronger Economies
During a post-budget webinar on Enhancing Efficiency of Financial Services for Creating Growth Opportunities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the Indian government’s policies on financial inclusion, which have made crores of people part of the formal financial system.
India leading the way in Green Growth
The Indian government is taking steps to provide every possible assistance to ensure green growth of the economy. While addressing the first post-budget webinar on Green Growth on Thursday through video conferencing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, every budget presented by this government since 2014 has been taking forward new age reforms to solve the present challenges.