Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the Pravasi Bharatiya Sammelan through video conferencing. During this, PM Narendra Modi said that it is a tradition to give Pravasi Bharatiya Samman to each of your colleagues every year. In the journey which started under the guidance of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ji, so far 240 people living in 60 different countries have been given this honor, this time will also be announced.
PM Narendra Modi said that thousands of colleagues from all over the world have participated in the Know India Quiz Competition. These numbers suggest that the roots may be far away, but the new generation’s engagement is increasing that much. 15 winners of this quiz are also associated with this virtual event today. I congratulate all the winners.
The past year has been a year of great challenges for all of us, but in the midst of these challenges, the way Indian-origin colleagues across the world have worked, have done their duty is a matter of pride for all of us. These are our earthen rites.
Corona of the new systems that India has developed has been praised by global institutions at this time. The campaign to strengthen the poorest of the poor by modern technology is going on in India today, it is discussed in every corner of the world, at every level.
When India stood in front of terrorism, the world also got new courage to fight this challenge. India is using technology more to eliminate corruption today. Millions of crores of rupees which used to reach the wrong hands earlier, have been directly transferred to the bank account of the beneficiary.
Today, India is among the lowest mortality and highest recovery rates in the world in the Corona era. Today, India is ready to protect humanity with not one, but two Made in India corona vaccines.
A new portal named Rishta has been launched for better connectivity with the Indian community worldwide. Through this portal, it will be easy to reach out to your community in difficult times.
Pravasi Bhartiya Samman was also announced on this occasion.