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Govt to unveil new industrial policy soon, says President Ram Nath Kovind

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Ram Nath Kovind  |  President  |  Parliament

Archis Mohan  |  New Delhi 



New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind addresses a joint session of Parliament, in New Delhi, Thursday, June 20, 2019. (LSTV Grab/PTI Photo)
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind addresses a joint session of Parliament, in New Delhi, Thursday, June 20, 2019. (LSTV Grab/PTI Photo)

Addressing a joint sitting of on Thursday, said the government would “shortly” announce a “new industrial policy” in view of “industry 4.0”. Industry 4.0 is a reference to the fourth industrial revolution characterised by increased automation and digitisation of manufacturing. The President’s speech to the joint sitting of is customary at the start of the first session of a new Lok Sabha, or the first day of the first session in a new year, and lays down the vision and road map of the government’s policies and programmes.

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First Published: Thu, June 20 2019. 22:25 IST

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