You are here: Home » Economy & Policy » News
Business Standard

GES 2017: PM Modi, Ivanka Trump praise 'Shakti' of women; key highlights

About 1,500 delegates from 150 countries and territories are taking part in the three-day summit

BS Web Team  |  Hyderabad 

Ivanka Trump, Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Ivanka Trump, the Advisor to the President of United States, on the sidelines of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2017 in Hyderabad. Photo: PTI

Prime Minister on Tuesday pitched for women empowerment stressing it is vital for the overall development of the nation.

ALSO READ: Women first, prosperity for all: What we know of Ivanka's GES 2017 agenda
 

Speaking at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, the Prime Minister said the theme, 'women first, prosperity for all' has made the edition of GSE stand out.

About 1,500 delegates from 150 countries and territories are taking part in the three-day summit.

Highlights of Modi's speech

  • To my entrepreneur friends across the world, I invite them to invest in India and help in creating a new India by 2022.

  • A historic overhaul of the taxation system has been recently undertaken by bringing in the goods and services tax (GST) across the country.



  • We have made Aadhaar, world's largest digital database.

  • Through changes in and Bankruptcy Code, we have prevented willful defaulters from bidding on stressed assets.


  • Saubhagya scheme will provide electricity connections to all families by December 2018.

  • Women are an incarnation of Shakti (Goddess of power) and their empowerment vital to our development.

  • More than 60 per cent of workers in our agriculture and allied sectors are women.

  • Indian women continue to lead in different walks of life. Our space programmes, including the Mars Orbiter Mission, have had an immense contribution from women scientists. Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams, both of Indian origin, have been part of US space missions.

  • Three out of four oldest High Courts in India are now headed by women judges.

  • Our sportswomen have done the country proud. This very city of is home to Saina Nehwal, and Sania Mirza, who have brought laurels to India.

  • We are opening Tinkering Labs in more than 900 schools to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship among children.

  • Yoga is another ancient Indian innovation. The entire world now comes together to celebrate Yoga Day on 21st June every year.

  • Ancient Indian treatise, Charaka Samhita, introduced the world to

  • Our many ports and harbours and world's oldest dockyard in Lothal bear evidence of ancient trade linkages.


Highlights of Ivanka Trump's speech


Ivanka Trump, daughter and adviser to US President Donald Trump, headed the US delegation to the event, co-hosted by the US and India at the International Convention Centre (HICC) in Hitec City with the focus on women entrepreneurs.
 
  • The progress of humanity is incomplete without the empowerment of women.

  • People of India aspire us in US and India has a friend in White House.

  • Indian economy can grow by over $150 billion in the next three years if it was able to close the labour force gender gap by half.

  • What you (Narendra Modi) are achieving is truly extraordinary... from your selling tea in your childhood to being elected as India's Prime Minister.

  • Prime Minister who is striving to build India as a thriving economy is a beacon of democracy and a symbol of hope to the world. 

  • Through your own enterprise, entrepreneurship and hard work, the people of India have lifted more than 130 million citizens out of poverty — a remarkable improvement and one I know will continue to grow under the leadership of Prime Minister.

Ivanka, who is also a fashion designer and a businesswoman, was invited by Modi during his visit to the White House in June to speak at the Summit.

A hoarding with Ivanka Trump's picture and slogan of "When women succeed, we all succeed" was put on the approach road to the venue.

Modi will host dinner for her at the famous Hotel this evening.

This is the eighth GES which brings together entrepreneurs, investors and eco-system supporters for mentoring, networking and investment matchmaking. It is the first time the event is being held in South Asia.

 



6:14 PM

6:14 PM I am 'chinamma' of Telangana, that's why I can say that it is a perfect mix of traditionalism and modernisation, Swaraj added.

6:13 PM "I have no doubt that under the leadership of PM Modi and President Trump India and US relations will reach new heights & contribute to global peace & prosperity," says Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj.

6:04 PM "Let me conclude by wishing you a fruitful and engaging summit," said Modi.

5:57 PM "We aim in creating a new India by 2022," says Modi, asking businessmen to invest in India and becoming a partner in India's growth story.

5:56 PM My govt has launched the Atal Innovation Mission. We are opening Tinkering Labs in more than 900 schools to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship among children: PM Modi

5:56 PM Ease of doing business from 180 to 100 is our govt's achievement, says PM Modi. Modi, however, said he wants India to have 50th rank. "Not happy with 100th credit rank," he added. 

5:54 PM "Through changes in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, we have prevented wilful defaulters from bidding in stressed assets," says PM Modi

5:54 PM India has been an incubator for innovations & entrepreneurship over the ages. Ancient Indian treatise, Charaka Samhita, introduced world to Ayurveda. Yoga is another ancient Indian innovation. Entire world now comes together, to celebrate Yoga Day on 21st June every year: PM Modi 

5:53 PM

5:53 PM

"We have made Aadhaar, world's largest digital database."
 
"My govt has launched the Atal Innovation Mission. We are opening Tinkering Labs in more than 900 schools to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship among children," said PM Narendra Modi.

5:49 PM Our govt has taken several step to improve business environment. The jump in ease of doing business is a result of this initiative: PM Modi

5:43 PM The summit bring India closer to Silicon Valley: PM Modi

5:42 PM "Yoga is another ancient Indian innovation. Many entrepreneurs are now involved in yoga and Ayurveda," says Modi.

5:41 PM The theme, 'women first, prosperity for all' makes this edition of GSE stand out: PM Modi

5:40 PM

Our space programmes, including Mars Orbiter Mission have been sucessful. Kalpana Chawala and Sunita Williams have been part of global space programmes: PM Modi

5:37 PM "Women is an incarnation of Shakti (the goddess of power). Therefore, women development is vital for the progerss of any country," says PM Modi

5:34 PM After Ivanka, Modi addresses Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017

5:33 PM India has lifted over 130 million out of poverty through entrepreneurship, says Ivanka Trump

5:33 PM

5:32 PM What you are achieving here is truly extraordinary. From selling tea in your childhood, to your election as India's Prime Minister, you've proven that transformational change is possible:  Ivanka Trump hails PM's stewardship

Ivanka at GES

5:28 PM Saying that Narendra Modi is a symbol of democracy, Ivanka said India will grow speedily under PM Modi

5:25 PM "It's incredible to be in this ancient city brimming with technology," Ivanka added.

5:25 PM "I am proud to see that for the first time a majority of 1,500 women entrepreneurs are participating in such an event," Ivanka Trump said.

5:23 PM Ivanka Trump said, "People of India aspire us in US and India has a friend in White House.''

First Published: Tue, November 28 2017. 19:20 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

GES 2017: PM Modi, Ivanka Trump praise 'Shakti' of women; key highlights

About 1,500 delegates from 150 countries and territories are taking part in the three-day summit

About 1,500 delegates from 150 countries and territories are taking part in the three-day summit
Prime Minister on Tuesday pitched for women empowerment stressing it is vital for the overall development of the nation.


Speaking at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, the Prime Minister said the theme, 'women first, prosperity for all' has made the edition of GSE stand out.

About 1,500 delegates from 150 countries and territories are taking part in the three-day summit.

Highlights of Modi's speech

  • To my entrepreneur friends across the world, I invite them to invest in India and help in creating a new India by 2022.

  • A historic overhaul of the taxation system has been recently undertaken by bringing in the goods and services tax (GST) across the country.



  • We have made Aadhaar, world's largest digital database.

  • Through changes in and Bankruptcy Code, we have prevented willful defaulters from bidding on stressed assets.


  • Saubhagya scheme will provide electricity connections to all families by December 2018.

  • Women are an incarnation of Shakti (Goddess of power) and their empowerment vital to our development.

  • More than 60 per cent of workers in our agriculture and allied sectors are women.

  • Indian women continue to lead in different walks of life. Our space programmes, including the Mars Orbiter Mission, have had an immense contribution from women scientists. Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams, both of Indian origin, have been part of US space missions.

  • Three out of four oldest High Courts in India are now headed by women judges.

  • Our sportswomen have done the country proud. This very city of is home to Saina Nehwal, and Sania Mirza, who have brought laurels to India.

  • We are opening Tinkering Labs in more than 900 schools to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship among children.

  • Yoga is another ancient Indian innovation. The entire world now comes together to celebrate Yoga Day on 21st June every year.

  • Ancient Indian treatise, Charaka Samhita, introduced the world to

  • Our many ports and harbours and world's oldest dockyard in Lothal bear evidence of ancient trade linkages.


Highlights of Ivanka Trump's speech


Ivanka Trump, daughter and adviser to US President Donald Trump, headed the US delegation to the event, co-hosted by the US and India at the International Convention Centre (HICC) in Hitec City with the focus on women entrepreneurs.
 
  • The progress of humanity is incomplete without the empowerment of women.

  • People of India aspire us in US and India has a friend in White House.

  • Indian economy can grow by over $150 billion in the next three years if it was able to close the labour force gender gap by half.

  • What you (Narendra Modi) are achieving is truly extraordinary... from your selling tea in your childhood to being elected as India's Prime Minister.

  • Prime Minister who is striving to build India as a thriving economy is a beacon of democracy and a symbol of hope to the world. 

  • Through your own enterprise, entrepreneurship and hard work, the people of India have lifted more than 130 million citizens out of poverty — a remarkable improvement and one I know will continue to grow under the leadership of Prime Minister.

Ivanka, who is also a fashion designer and a businesswoman, was invited by Modi during his visit to the White House in June to speak at the Summit.

A hoarding with Ivanka Trump's picture and slogan of "When women succeed, we all succeed" was put on the approach road to the venue.

Modi will host dinner for her at the famous Hotel this evening.

This is the eighth GES which brings together entrepreneurs, investors and eco-system supporters for mentoring, networking and investment matchmaking. It is the first time the event is being held in South Asia.

 



image
Business Standard
177 22

GES 2017: PM Modi, Ivanka Trump praise 'Shakti' of women; key highlights

About 1,500 delegates from 150 countries and territories are taking part in the three-day summit

Prime Minister on Tuesday pitched for women empowerment stressing it is vital for the overall development of the nation.


Speaking at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, the Prime Minister said the theme, 'women first, prosperity for all' has made the edition of GSE stand out.

About 1,500 delegates from 150 countries and territories are taking part in the three-day summit.

Highlights of Modi's speech

  • To my entrepreneur friends across the world, I invite them to invest in India and help in creating a new India by 2022.

  • A historic overhaul of the taxation system has been recently undertaken by bringing in the goods and services tax (GST) across the country.



  • We have made Aadhaar, world's largest digital database.

  • Through changes in and Bankruptcy Code, we have prevented willful defaulters from bidding on stressed assets.


  • Saubhagya scheme will provide electricity connections to all families by December 2018.

  • Women are an incarnation of Shakti (Goddess of power) and their empowerment vital to our development.

  • More than 60 per cent of workers in our agriculture and allied sectors are women.

  • Indian women continue to lead in different walks of life. Our space programmes, including the Mars Orbiter Mission, have had an immense contribution from women scientists. Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams, both of Indian origin, have been part of US space missions.

  • Three out of four oldest High Courts in India are now headed by women judges.

  • Our sportswomen have done the country proud. This very city of is home to Saina Nehwal, and Sania Mirza, who have brought laurels to India.

  • We are opening Tinkering Labs in more than 900 schools to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship among children.

  • Yoga is another ancient Indian innovation. The entire world now comes together to celebrate Yoga Day on 21st June every year.

  • Ancient Indian treatise, Charaka Samhita, introduced the world to

  • Our many ports and harbours and world's oldest dockyard in Lothal bear evidence of ancient trade linkages.


Highlights of Ivanka Trump's speech


Ivanka Trump, daughter and adviser to US President Donald Trump, headed the US delegation to the event, co-hosted by the US and India at the International Convention Centre (HICC) in Hitec City with the focus on women entrepreneurs.
 
  • The progress of humanity is incomplete without the empowerment of women.

  • People of India aspire us in US and India has a friend in White House.

  • Indian economy can grow by over $150 billion in the next three years if it was able to close the labour force gender gap by half.

  • What you (Narendra Modi) are achieving is truly extraordinary... from your selling tea in your childhood to being elected as India's Prime Minister.

  • Prime Minister who is striving to build India as a thriving economy is a beacon of democracy and a symbol of hope to the world. 

  • Through your own enterprise, entrepreneurship and hard work, the people of India have lifted more than 130 million citizens out of poverty — a remarkable improvement and one I know will continue to grow under the leadership of Prime Minister.

Ivanka, who is also a fashion designer and a businesswoman, was invited by Modi during his visit to the White House in June to speak at the Summit.

A hoarding with Ivanka Trump's picture and slogan of "When women succeed, we all succeed" was put on the approach road to the venue.

Modi will host dinner for her at the famous Hotel this evening.

This is the eighth GES which brings together entrepreneurs, investors and eco-system supporters for mentoring, networking and investment matchmaking. It is the first time the event is being held in South Asia.

 



image
Business Standard
177 22