Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for achieving self-reliance to fight and win the Covid-19 crisis.
Aatm nirbhar Bharat: PM Modi calls for self-reliance to achieve global leadership after Covid-19 crisis (PTI photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for achieving self-reliance to fight and win the war against the novel coronavirus outbreak. Addressing the nation for the fifth time since March, the prime minister said that India has the potential to not just win the Covid-19 battle but also emerge as a global leader after this.
“When the world is in crisis, we must pledge – a pledge which is bigger than the crisis itself. We must strive to make the 21st century India’s century. And the path to do that is self-reliance,” PM Narendra Modi said.
Giving an example of India can achieve self-reliance, the prime minister said that when the Covid-19 outbreak started India did not manufacture ay PPE kits, but today India has the capacity to manufacture 2 lakh PPE kits and 2 lakh N95 masks. “India has converted crisis into opportunity. This attitude will help us achieve self-reliance,” the PM said.
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