Droupadi Murmu, the President of India, expressed that achieving the objective of building a self-sufficient and modern India requires the empowerment of daughters with self-reliance and confidence.
On March 11, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the government has been working towards improving the skills of millions of young people through initiatives such as the Skill India Mission and the Kaushal Vikas Kendras. Speaking at a post-budget webinar on ‘PM Vishwakarma Kaushal Samman (PM VIKAS),’ he explained that these schemes have created numerous job opportunities for the youth in India.
Women’s empowerment is an important issue for national progress and economic growth. Empowering women means giving them equal opportunities to participate in the social, political, and economic spheres of society. Women-led development refers to an approach that prioritizes the participation of women in the development process.
India’s startup ecosystem is seeing a significant contribution from women, who are responsible for launching approximately 15% of all such ventures. Access to credit, which has been one of the biggest hurdles for women entrepreneurs, seems to be improving.
According to the External Affairs Ministry, India will be sending 20,000 metric tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan via the Chabahar Port in Iran to address the current humanitarian crisis. In addition, India held its first India-Central Asia Joint Working Group on Afghanistan in New Delhi where the current political, security, and humanitarian situation in Afghanistan was discussed with participants.
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.
A set of guidelines titled ‘Endorsements Know-hows’ has been released by the India for celebrities, influencers, and virtual influencers on social media platforms. The primary aim of these guidelines is to prevent individuals from misleading their audiences when endorsing products and services, and to ensure compliance with the Consumer Protection Act.
During a video message to the opening segment of the G20 Foreign Ministers, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized the need for unity of purpose and action with India’s theme of ‘One Earth, One Family, One Future’ for its G20 Presidency. He expressed hope that the meeting would reflect the spirit of coming together to achieve common and concrete objectives.
During this morning’s post-budget webinar on “Harnessing Youth Power – Skilling and Education”, India’s Prime Minister Mr. Modi addressed the audience and highlighted that this budget focuses on building a practical and industry-oriented education system. He recognized that the education sector has been rigid and emphasized his government’s efforts to reorient education and scaling to align with the aptitude of the youth and the demands of the future.