Prime Minister kicks-off ‘Global Exhibition on Services’

The Prime Minister said that India had made the transformation from a country worried about its "brain-drain," to a country that thinks of "brain-gain."

 The Dollar Business Bureau Global Services Exhibition The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi inaugurated the first ‘Global Exhibition on Services’ in the capital, today. Speaking on the occasion, Modi said that India should assess its "service" capabilities in the global perspective, and added that it has vast potential to meet the skilled manpower needs of the entire world. He called for a careful mapping of global needs, which India could fulfil over the next decade, reported a PIB release. The Prime Minister also said that India had made the transformation from a country worried about its "brain-drain," to a country that thinks of "brain-gain." Stating that Human Resource is India's biggest asset, the Prime Minister said India's development journey should focus on the 65% of its population which is below the age of 35. He said that as the world looked for skilled manpower, India had the capability to become a crucial provider of this resource. The Prime Minister mentioned sectors such as nursing, high-end financial services, arbitration, tourism, music and vegetarian cooking as examples of what India had to offer to the world, besides the already established IT and other core sectors. Union Ministers Kalraj Mishra, JP Nadda, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Harsh Vardhan, Smriti Irani and Nirmala Sitharaman were present on the occasion.    

 This article was published on April 23, 2015 – 10:36 pm IST.

 
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