New Delhi, Jun 15 : Calling for a collective fight against poverty, unemployment, drought, flood, pollution, corruption and violence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that NITI Aayog has a key role to play in fulfilling the mantra of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas’.
Delivering the opening remarks at the fifth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog, in Rashtrapati Bhawan Cultural Centre, the PM, recalling the recent General Elections as the world's largest democratic exercise, said that it is now time for everyone to work for the development of India.
The Prime Minister said that everyone at this platform has a common goal of achieving a New India by 2022. He described Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and PM AwaasYojana as illustrations of what the Centre and the States can accomplish together.
The Prime Minister said that empowerment, and ease of living have to be provided to each and every Indian. He said the goals that have been set for the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, should be accomplished by October 2nd, and work should begin in earnest towards the goals for 2022, the 75th anniversary of independence. (UNI)