Interacting with secretaries to the Government of India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked everyone to use technology to improve outcomes and efficiency in their respective department.
The Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha mentioned two important tasks for secretaries – A five year plan document for each ministry, with well-defined targets and milestones and a significant impactful decision in each ministry for which approvals will be taken within 100 days.
Speaking of the demographic dividend, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said it is essential that the demographics be utilised efficiently and every department of the government, and every district of each state has a role to play in making India a 5 trillion dollar economy.
He touched upon the importance of the “Make in India” initiative, and the need to make tangible progress towards this end.
The Prime Minister said that India’s progress in “Ease of Doing Business”, should reflect in greater facilitation for small businesses and entrepreneurs. He said the each Ministry of the Government should focus on “Ease of Living.”
The Prime Minister said water, fisheries and animal husbandry, will also be important areas for the government.
The Prime Minister said that all departments must seek to leverage the upcoming milestone of 75 years of independence, which can inspire people to make a contribution for the betterment of the country. He urged everyone to hit the ground running, to fulfil the aspirations of the people.