Our economy needs to take into account unique challenges and opportunities, says Rajiv Kumar
Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Friday, February 23, 2018, said India will emerge as a model for the rest of the world once it completes economic, political and social transitions.
He was addressing the 46th Panjab University Colloquium-cum-3rd Shenmar Memorial Oration here on Friday, according to a release of the Panjab University (PU). The theme was “New India@2022”.
The programme was organised in collaboration with the Department of Social Work, PU, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Institute for Development and Communication (IDC), the Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development (CRRID), the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR).
Mr. Kumar further said that by successfully completing these three transitions, India will emerge as model for the rest of the world.
“Development becomes a mass movement when there will be shift from public-private partnership (PPP) to public-private-personal partnership (PPPP),” Mr. Kumar said.
‘New India by 2022’
He highlighted India’s development process, outlined country’s experiences since Independence and laid out a future vision for achieving a ‘New India’ by 2022.
He articulated upon insight into creation of space and ecosystem for dynamic entrepreneurship.
Mr. Kumar highlighted that for 2022, there was a need to have a resolve to have India free from poverty, dirt and squalor, corruption, terrorism, casteism and communalism.
He further stressed, “For looking ahead, our economy will need to take into account new and unique challenges and opportunities such as the fourth industrial revolution, India’s democratic dividend in shifting from competitive populism to good governance and the changing global landscape.