New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has suggested adopting a virtual list of memories, persons and places associated with the freedom struggle in the 75th year of the country’s independence. In a virtual interaction at a presentation by a Jaipur-based entrepreneur on the theme of ‘Vocal for Local and Virtual Tourism’, Modi appealed to him and his friends on Saturday to celebrate with the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, schools and colleges across India. Why not organize a virtual competition for the students?
“Students can compile everything related to their district, their towns, monuments, history and freedom struggle into virtual creative work and startups like you can compile and present them,” Modi said. After this, you can again invite the country on a virtual tour in the 75th year of independence?
The Prime Minister assured that you start thinking in this direction and I am sure that we can take it forward.
Earlier, the startups had presentations and sharing of ideas on various sectors including data collection mechanism in agriculture. This includes making the country the preferred hub of agri-business; promoting healthcare through the use of technology; Promotion of travel and tourism through innovations such as mental health, virtual tourism; education technology and job identification; space area; Linking the offline retail market with digital commerce; increased manufacturing efficiency; defense exports; Discussions were also held on topics such as promoting green sustainable products and sustainable means of transport.
first published:Jan. 15, 2022, 9:06 p.m.