"The first time voters of today will be the century youth of the year 2047 when India celebrates 100 years of independence," said Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science and Technology; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy, and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh, in Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir on the 25th of January.
The Minister was interacting with first-time voters, mostly Class 12 and first-year college students, at the "Nav Matadata Sammelan," which was virtually addressed by Prime Minister Sh Narendra Modi and organised by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) to commemorate National Voters' Day on the 25th of January.
Dr. Jitendra Singh stated that before 2014, there was a sense of pessimism throughout the country, and that the average person had lost trust in the institution. There was also a loss of self-esteem, and the young people had little hope for the future. The minister added that the youth sought chances outside of the nation, and that the rest of the world held a negative impression of India.Dr. Jitendra Singh stated that since Prime Minister Narendra Modi's debut on the national arena, everything has changed as a result of his meticulous and constant work over the previous ten years.
He expressed his joy that India is now considered in high regard on the global arena, and that her young had achieved great success. They are well-represented in the majority of international organisations, and India is regarded as one of the world's frontline nations, according to the Union Minister.He said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emerged as the world's tallest leader.Dr. Jitendra Singh stated that India has ascended to the fifth largest economy from the tenth place, surpassing the United Kingdom. This year, India is poised to become the world's fourth largest economy.
The Minister stated that India's rapid development rate is mirrored in its successes in the space domain, citing the Chandrayaan Mission and an indigenously manufactured Coronavirus vaccine as examples of major success stories.Interacting with a big gathering of first-time voters, Dr. Jitendra Singh stated that this is one of the finest moments for the youth. As a result, they should take advantage of any possibilities that present themselves. With cutting-edge technology at their disposal, the Minister asked the audience to take use of it in order to feel proud of being named India's architects in 2027.
Dr. Jitendra Singh stated that they owe it to both the nation and themselves to prepare for the aim of developing India by 2047. The Union Minister claimed that the government has levelled the playing field for the young by offering opportunities for self-employment. The kids have been given with an environment that allows them to develop as employment givers rather than job seekers.Dr. Jitendra Singh, speaking on the StartUp movement, stated that India has ascended to third place in the world, with over 1.25 lakh start-ups. He further stated that more than three thousand Jammu and Kashmir youngsters are now making a good living via the Aroma Mission.