Speaking at the event, he said India, which was once apprehensive of foreign investment, is welcoming every investment type.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said India's economic growth is picking up pace again, and the domestic industry needs to enhance its risk-taking appetite. The prime minister addressed the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Annual Meeting last evening through video conferencing.
The Prime Minister added when the country will celebrate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, the vision to realize the dream of building an Aatma Nirbhar Bharat also lies on the shoulders of the industry leaders.
Further, the Prime Minister said even during such unprecedented times of COVID-19, the country is witnessing how the industry and the government can work hand-in-hand.
Speaking at the event, he said India, which was once apprehensive of foreign investment, is welcoming every investment type. He said India is receiving a record FDI because of the reforms done in the last few years.
The Prime Minister said, during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, many important bills were passed. He said the Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Bill would help small businesses get credit facilities.
He said the agriculture sector was once considered being just a medium of livelihood. But now, efforts are being made to connect Indian farmers with the domestic and global markets through historic reforms in the agriculture sector.
The Prime Minister said the Government not only implemented GST, but today, the country is witnessing record GST collection. He said, by rectifying the past mistakes, the government did away with Retrospective Taxation. The Prime Minister said the initiative would strengthen the trust between the government and the industry.
The theme of the meeting is India@75: Government and Business working together for Atmanirbhar Bharat. The CII Annual Meeting 2021 will be held over two days. Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies, Heng Swee Keat, will address as the Special International Guest Speaker. The event will also have many Ministers, senior officials, academics and prominent representatives of Indian industry.
Kamdhenu Deepawali 2021 campaign was launched to manufacture and market more than 100 crore cow-dung based Deepak lamps and Laxmi-Ganesh idols. Dr Vallabhbhai Kathiria, former Cabinet Minister and former Chairman of Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog, organised a national webinar with his team launching Kamdhenu Deepawali.
Fisheries and Animal Husbandry Minister Purushottam Rupala participated in the event that was joined by cow Entrepreneurs and cow lovers across India.
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