Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said this is the time to show Capability, Commitment and Courage of Indian Industry to the world and called upon industries and businesses to put all their energies in the coming years to establish a self-reliant India.
Delivering the keynote address virtually at ASSOCHAM Foundation Week 2020 this morning, PM Modi said, the world is moving rapidly towards the fourth industrial revolution. He said, in the form of new technology, challenges will come and also solutions.
PM Modi said, today is the time to plan and act. He said, in 27 years the country will be celeberating its centeneary of Independence and what the country is going to deliver in the coming 27 years will not only determine India’s global role, but will also test both the dreams and dedication of Indians.
On the occasion, Prime Minister presented the ASSOCHAM Enterprise of the Century Award to Industrialist Ratan Tata, who received the award on behalf of the TATA Group.
The Prime Minister said, for the past 100 years, ASSOCHAM and TATA Group have been involved in improving the economy of the country and the lives of crores of Indians.
ASSOCHAM was established in 1920 by promoter Chambers representing all regions of India. Having in its fold over 400 Chambers and Trade Associations, and serving over 4.5 lakh members across India, ASSOCHAM has emerged as the fountainhead of knowledge for Indian industry.