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Modi asks bureaucracy to work towards creating 'New India' by 2022

Modi asked the officers to focus attention on the 100 most backward districts of India

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the ecosystem for electronics manufacturing in India should now be focussing on medical devices

Prime Minister has asked the bureaucracy to work with clear objectives towards creating a 'New India' by 2022.

He was interacting with a group of 80 Additional Secretaries and Joint Secretaries serving in the of India, the third of the five such interactions.


During the interaction, officers shared their experiences on subjects such as agriculture, drinking water, citizen- centric governance, innovation and teamwork in governance, project implementation, education, manufacturing, internal security, and solar energy, a PMO statement said.

On manufacturing, the prime minister said the ecosystem for electronics manufacturing in should now be focused on the manufacture of medical equipment devices, the statement said.

He highlighted the importance of maintaining a positive working environment in in order to make it an "organic entity", the PMO said.

He said that as new laws are made, old ones should be reviewed and weeded out if found unnecessary.

asked the officers to focus attention on the 100 most backward districts of so that they can be brought up to the average level on various development parameters.

First Published: Mon, August 28 2017. 02:05 IST
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