Prime Minister of India, NarendraModi on 24 October, 2018networked with IT professionals and tech-enthusiasts during a Townhall meeting in the New Delhi and insisted them to volunteer for any kind of social cause.
Prime Minister Modi talked with professionals, experts and technocrats from all over the nation through video conferencing at the event, where he also launched the ‘Self4Society’ initiative. During the meeting, issues related to digital outreach and social inclusion were also addressed.
The Prime Minister said the government may have big schemes and budgets but the success of any initiative lies in public involvement. While batting for inclusive growth, he said it is important to create equal opportunities for everyone.
“I am seeing that India’s youngsters are leveraging the power of technology wonderfully. They are using technology not only for themselves but also for the welfare of others. I see this as a wonderful sign,” he said.
The PM also interacted with Sudha Murthy, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation, and Anand Mahindra, Executive Chairman, Mahindra Group. A team from TCS also interacted with the PM and shared their experience of working for women empowerment, literacy, etc.
The PM also touched upon Swachh Bharat Mission, suggested drip irrigation to farmers, digital literacy and rural digital entrepreneurship.