The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressed the World Economic Forum’s Davos Dialogue on 28th January 2021 via video conferencing.

“Now, India is moving ahead with the resolve to become self-reliant. This aspiration for India’s self-reliance will renew globalism. And I am convinced that this campaign will get a great help from Industry 4.0.”

“The way digital infrastructure has grown in India in the last six years is also a study material for experts in the World Economy Forum. This infrastructure has made digital solutions part of the day-to-day life of the people of India.”

“The Atma Nirbhar Bharat campaign that we are running today is also fully committed to global goods and global supply chain. India also has the capacity, capability, and reliability to strengthen the global supply chain. India today has a huge consumer base and the more it expands, the more the global economy will benefit.”

“We are moving in the direction to improve the ease of doing business in India.”

PM Narendra Modi's interaction with CEO's at the World Economic Forum’s Davos Dialogue on 28th January 2021 via video conferencing.

“We are promoting the investment in frontier technologies like AI, additive manufacturing, and interdisciplinary cyber-physical systems”

“To connect all of the country’s economic zones, a multi-modal connectivity master plan is being made. In business, to reduce logistic costs, to increase logistic efficiency, the Government is working on releasing a National Logistic Policy.”

“To make India a manufacturing and export hub is big part of the vision”

“In the last six years, India has made 57,000 km of inter-state highways and electrified more than 58 per cent of its railway lines. In these six years, the country has added 36 GW solar capacity in its power sector. You look at any sector, and you will see rapid work on infrastructure there. According to the national infrastructure pipeline, $1.5 trillion worth of projects will be implemented over the next five years. Logistics policy has also been contemplated. Reforms are an ongoing exercise, to improve competitiveness”, PM Modi.

“Our country’s vision is clear–we have to transform the country through access, inclusion and empowerment. At the same time, we have to focus on user privacy,” said the Prime Minister while discussing artificial intelligence and free flow of data.

“India is also focusing on its micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the tech-driven fourth industrial revolution. Skilling, upskilling and reskilling initiative are being carried out to develop future-ready and industry-relevant skillsets.”

“Two-thirds of India’s economic output comes from its cities. Therefore, sustainable urbanisation through smart cities is a great concern for India. Work is being done to bring citizen centric governance in 100 smart cities. Through the smart cities and digital India programs, India is working to converge the physical and digital worlds.”

Shri Piyush Goyal addresses 1st National Conference of States on Logistics held on 19th Jan 2021 via video conferencing.

“Logistics, as we all know, is the lifeline of a nation's economy, nation's industry, and for that matter our own lives. “

“Logistics is all about getting the Right product in the Right condition at the Right place at the Right time to the Right customer.”

“National Logistics Policy, which is under consultation and under public domain, will work as a template for better coordination and integrated development of the logistics sector, both at the centre and the state level and will enhance the Ease of Doing Business.”

“In India, we have a 200-billion-dollar Logistics ecosystem. A good part of it is supported by the Indian railways, where we are making massive efforts to bring down the cost of logistics, to expand the scope of service that the railways provide.”