20th March 2023, New Delhi: India’s leading Hindi news channel, News18 India hosted its flagship summit at the prestigious Taj Palace in Delhi. The latest edition of the marquee initiative, News18 India Chaupal, saw a stellar conclave of the nation’s most distinguished luminaries, thought leaders and youth icons who deliberated and shared insights about India’s role as “Vishwaguru”.
Bringing together the biggest names from a myriad of industries and affiliations on one forum, News18 India Chaupal hosted the leaders of the country as they reflected and discussed a host of integral issues on the backdrop of global geopolitical developments. As India emerges as a leader on the world stage and establishes the tenets of good governance for the world to emulate, News18 India Chaupal provided a stage for these eminent personalities to share their vision for the future of the nation.
Speaking on the occasion Hon’ble Minister of Railways, Shri. Ashwini Vaishnaw said,“The Indian Railways has grown in leaps and bounds and currently provides employment opportunities directly and indirectly to 3.89 lakh people. We will be expanding this capacity further by 1 lakh people in the coming years. Today, we are setting new milestones in inclusive development and social upliftment. India has the highest concentration of AI innovators in the world. With our Digital India push, the nation will emerge as the pioneer of the next generation of AI technology tomorrow. Looking towards future horizons, our focus will be on expanding the last mile of telecom connectivity and digital inclusive growth. However, it is imperative that we safeguard the rights and safety of our citizens with the Data Protection Bill as we stand on the precipice of a new era of revolutionary transformation. Currently, India contributes 230 billion dollars towards the world IT industry, with over 80,000 start-ups, which employ 53 lakh personnel. Furthermore, under the visionary leadership of the Hon’ble Prime Minister, we have filled over 100 patents with 6G technology as we establish India as a Digital Hub. Our commitment is to foster 360 Digital Villages that will become focal points for holistic growth and inclusive good governance”.
The next session was highlighted by Hon’ble Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Shri. Mansukh Mandaviya who said, “For us healthcare is not commerce, for us healthcare is a service. India has emerged from the disruptions and uncertainties of the pandemic stronger and more resilient than ever before. We have empowered our Make in India vaccine and distributed over 100 crore dosages across the country. India has emerged as a pioneer of sustainable development model. Even as new variants continue to emerge, we remain vigilant and proactive in nation wide screening and testing. Our indigenous vaccines are effective on all Covid variants and provide protection to every person who has been properly and timely inoculated. Through our Indian vaccine, we have not only safeguarded our citizens, but also expanded our vaccine diplomacy across the globe. Today, India has provided vaccine dosages to over 150 countries and continues to play a pivotal role in global geopolitics. Furthermore, India has also emerged as the World’s Pharmacy and our Indian made essential drugs are being distributed in both developed and developing nations alike”.