Economic development with Inclusivity - Prime Minister Narendra Modi maiden speech in Parliament
Referring to India`s demographic dividend, the Prime Minister said this only underlines the need for skill development. Skill development should be accompanied by a spirit of "Shram-ev Jayate" – giving dignity to labour. Our identity in the world must change from "Scam-India" to "Skill India."
We have promised to control inflation. We are determined achieve this target. We will do this (control inflation) not only because it is our election promise but we want every poor to have access to food. This is the collective responsibility of all of us, Prime Minister said.
Concluding his reply,he asked for a resolve to present a clean India – Swachh Bharat – to the memory of the Mahatma on his 150th anniversary in 2019. He also called for building an India of the freedom fighters` dreams. He urged all MPs to resolve to ensure that every family in India has a house, with basic amenities of water, power and sanitation, on India`s 75th anniversary of independence in 2022.