The Prime Minister said that ‘Surging India’ was an expression of 130 crore Indians, and the country’s image was getting better with every passing day.
Prime Minister of India Mr Narendra Modi gave the keynote address today at the inaugural Republic TV Summit on the theme – Surging India. In his speech, Modi elaborated on the achievements of his government since coming to power in 2014, while making comparisons to the state of affairs under the previous UPA regime.
He stated, “Surging India – the two words – are the expression of 130 crore Indians. These are the feelings, vibrations which the world is witnessing. In the world society, India’s growth is moving ahead in a very fast manner. India’s image in front of the world is getting better with each passing day.”
Some of the major transformations that the PM highlighted during his speech were India’s race towards a US$ 5 trillion economy; improvement in ease of doing business ranking to 77 from 152; facilitation of poor people with BHIM app and debit cards; rapid expansion in aviation sector; initiation of National Waterways and even the extradition of Agusta scam middleman Christian Michel and conviction of 1984 Congress accused (implied as reference to Sajjan Kumar. Watch Mr Modi’s entire inaugural speech below: