"But more still has to be done to get
"About 25 or 30 years ago, the world used to think we are a land of snake charmers and black magic. But our youth has surprised the world with its IT skills," he said.
"I dream of a digital
In February, Indian Satya Nadella was appointed
Technology and manufacturing will stimulate growth
Modi, a technology-savvy politician who is immensely popular on Facebook and Twitter, said
Modi, known as zealous moderniser when Chief Minister of the prosperous
"I tell the world to come and make products in
While known for its flagship outsourcing industry,
Modi also called on Indians to do their bit to promote manufacturing, saying the country should become self-reliant as he tapped into the philosophy preached by
"Each Indian must take a pledge so that the country does not have to import anything. Even if the youth start manufacturing one item each, it can make a huge difference," he said.
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