Team Blitz India
NEW DELHI: President Droupadi Murmu has asserted that nation has been taking great strides in all fronts by registering higher GDP growth, containing inflation and lifting large number of people out of poverty in the last decade.
Addressing the nation on the eve of 77th Independence Day, she said India’s economy has proven to be not only resilient during turbulent times, but is also a beacon of hope for others. While inflation at the global level remains a cause for worry, in India, the Government and the Reserve Bank have managed to contain it, she said.
She said the Government has succeeded in protecting the common people from high inflation while also providing a more extensive security cover to the poor. She underlined that specific programmes are being run to improve the conditions of tribals and encourage them to join the journey of progress.
The President also noted that economic empowerment of women is being given special focus and urged people to give priority to women empowerment.
She said that people have many identities apart from caste, creed, language and region, but there is one identity that is above all, that is identity as citizens of India.
President Murmu said the country has entered Amrit Kaal with new resolutions and people are moving forward towards making India an inclusive and developed nation by the year 2047.
The President said the country has not only regained its rightful place on the world stage, but it has also enhanced its standing in the international order.
She said the G20 Presidency of India is a unique opportunity to shape global discourse in the right direction. Describing the National Education Policy as visionary, President Murmu said it is aimed at merging ancient values with modern skills that will bring in unprecedented changes in the education sector over the years.
Lauding the Chandrayaan-3 mission of Indian Space Research Organisation, the President said the mission to the moon is only a stepping stone for country’s future space programmes