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'Youth power the driving force behind India's development': PM Modi in Kochi

Pankaj Prasad
PM Narendra Modi
PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that youth power is the driving force behind India's development journey.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that youth power is the driving force behind India's development journey as youth have played an important role in turning the country into one of the fastest-growing economies of the world. PM Modi said that once upon a time India was one of the 'Fragile Five' (five weak) countries.

He said at the 'Yuvam 2023' conference here, 'Today though India is known as one of the fastest growing economies. It is because of the youth and that is why I have full faith in the youth of my country. I believe in him.

Noting that everyone is now saying that the 21st century is India's century and the country has a wealth of youth power, PM Modi said that the BJP and the youth of the country have the same thinking. He said, “We brought reforms and youth brought results.”

Taking a dig at the opposition parties, the Prime Minister said that while the previous governments were "known for corruption, the BJP government is creating new opportunities for the youth". He said, "Our aim is to create a self-reliant society."PM Modi. Said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Center is working keeping the interests of the youth in mind.

Giving an example of this, he referred to the recent decision of the central government to conduct the examination for the post of constable in the Central Armed Police Forces in 13 more languages, including Malayalam, apart from Hindi and English. He said, 'Earlier people thought that nothing would change in India, but today our country can change the whole world.' PM Modi said, 'Today's self-reliant India talks about Digital India.'