Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the country is now moving forward with the goal and resolve of self-reliant India. He said, the idea of self-reliant India is the collective consciousness of more than 130 crore Indians and has become part of our aspirations.
Mr Modi asserted that the youth of the country are the brand ambassadors of brand India across the world and they represent the culture and tradition of India. The Prime Minister was speaking after unveiling the life-size statue of Swami Vivekananda at the campus of Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi via video conferencing.
Mr Modi said the target for Aatmanirbhar Bharat is not limited till physical or material self-reliance. He said it is dynamic and covers a wide range. Mr Modi said a nation becomes self-reliant only when a nation becomes self-reliant in thinking, practices and resources. Mr Modi said, one thing that has done harm to the democratic system of our country is giving priority to our ideology over national interest. Prime Minister said that our ideology should be seen supporting and not opposing the nation in matters of national interest.