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Our aim should not only be 'Make in India' but also 'Design in India': PM Modi

ANI  |  Surat (Gujarat) [India] 

Prime Minister Modi on Monday stressed upon acknowledging 'Design in India' apart from 'Make in India' for the growth of and jewellery sector.

"As far as the and jewellery sector is concerned our aim should not only be 'Make in India' but also 'Design in India'," the Prime Minister said while addressing the inauguration of Diamond Manufacturing Unit of Hare Krishna here.

Talking about Surat's contribution to the jewellery sector, Prime Minister Modi said the city has made a mark in the diamond industry.

"Surat has made a mark in the diamond industry but can we now look at the entire and jewellery sector," he added.

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the Kiran Multispeciality Hospital at Katargam in Surat.

The Prime Minister later in the day will also go to Bajipura village in Tapi district to inaugurate cattle feed plant and ice-cream plant of Sumul Dairy, and lay foundation stone for dairy products plant at Nava Pardi.

He will then visit Silvassa town in Dadra and Nagar Haveli, where he will address a gathering apart from inaugurating a few projects.

The Prime Minister in Saurashtra will inaugurate phase-1 of the ambitious Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation project for Botad and surrounding districts and also lay foundation stone for the phase-2.

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First Published: Mon, April 17 2017. 12:42 IST