LS Speaker OM Birla: World listens when India speaks
Boston: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla addressed members of the Indian Diaspora in Boston. In his address, he said that today, the world listens when India speaks. In this regard, he mentioned policy interventions in rural development, communication and women empowerment. On the other hand, India has become a leading exporter in the global market, Lok Sabha secretariat communique stated.
Birla, who is leading an Indian Parliamentary delegation to the USA, arrived in Boston on Saturday.
He also said Trade, Technology and Tourism are the pillars of India’s growth. AtmaNirbhar Bharat is paving the way for the emergence of India as a global manufacturing hub, it added.
India’s handling of Covid-19 pandemic and its indigenously developed vaccines have enhanced its prestige in the world.
Observing that Global economic growth is contingent on peace and stability around the world, Birla said threat to peace anywhere is a threat to peace everywhere. He urged that all nations must make efforts in the direction of peace and development, it stated.
Birla also interacted with Indian students studying in various universities in Boston. On this occasion, he shared India’s growth story with the students and spoke about the role of youth in the development journey of India, it added.
Birla said now India is at the forefront of providing solutions to global challenges. Indian Youth are pushing the boundaries of technology and innovation through their intelligence and hard work and they are creating jobs and economic growth across the world, it added.
Referring to the role of youth in shaping the future of a nation, Birla said Indian Youth is at the forefront of changing India’s destiny through their hard work, skills and abilities.
He stressed the need for more world class universities with emphasis on research and innovation which will provide a quality platform to youth to realize their dreams.
Birla also suggested that universities should sync their syllabus and methodology with the requirements in the service sector and industry. This will not only make them employable but will also provide employment opportunities for others.
He urged the youth to ensure that their education, skills and experience contribute to the welfare of people, particularly the marginalized. (UNI)