PM Modi: India can become 3rd largest economy by imparting skills to youth


Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India’s resolve to become the world’s third-largest economy can be achieved by imparting skills to youth.

While addressing the Gujarat Rozgar Mela virtually, PM Modi said, “There is a need to prepare skilled manpower on a large scale for new possibilities being created in the country. India can achieve its target of becoming the third largest economy through youth’s skill power only and we are trying to ensure the benefit of skill to all sections of society.”

Prime Minister said the enormous amount of investment in sectors like infrastructure and information technology is channelizing growth leading to employment creation. Over Rs 1.25 lakh crore is being spent alone in Gujarat resulting in the creation of lakhs of opportunities.

He said in the Union budget 2023-24 a provision of Rs 10 lakh crore has been made for infrastructure development. “Experts across the world are saying that India is going to be the largest manufacturing hub in the coming years. Gujarat has a great role in this. Gujarat is going to become a great hub for semiconductors,” PM Modi said.