Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called upon industries and businesses to put their full strength in the coming years for a self-reliant India. Delivering the keynote address at ASSOCHAM Foundation Week 2020 this morning through video conferencing, Mr Modi said, at this time the world is moving rapidly towards the fourth industrial revolution.
He said, in the form of new technology, challenges will come and also solutions. Mr Modi said, today is the time to plan and act. He said, the coming 27 years will not only determine India’s global role, but it will test both the dreams and dedication of Indians. The Prime Minister said, this is the time to show the Capability, Commitment and Courage of Indian Industry to the world.
On the occasion, Prime Minister presented the ASSOCHAM Enterprise of the Century Award to 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.