Addressing the 118th Annual Session of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI), the Union Minister of Home Affairs & Union Minister of Cooperation, Amit Shah, noted that the current time marks, the bhor of Amrit kaal for India, where the energy generated post-G20 heralded by the success of Chandrayaan 3, Mission Aditya L1 to the Sun, 33 per cent Women Reservation Bill. The theme of the PHDCCI’s Annual Session this year was “Rising India: Yahi Samay Hai, Sahi Samay Hai Amrit Kaal of Unprecedented Growth.”
He said that under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi, the roots of democracy have become deeper as the result of the continuity of policies generating Suraksha, rapid development, capital expenditure of more than 10 lakh crore, and more than 100 airports, making India a lucrative destination for investments. Shah said that this is the right time for Indian Industry to change its Size and Scale.
This is a proud moment for India, he said, where we have more than 50 per cent share in the digital transactions globally, stand at the 1st position on the global platform for pulses, milk and jute production, leading the way for startups, unicorns, semiconductor production and many more sectors.
Further, he said that the world is looking at India and India is shining as a vibrant growth spot. He motivated the PDHCCI family to build a deep-rooted network of ancillary industries while taking advantage of the industry-enabling ecosystem put in place by the present government. The industry needs to move from Sankalp to Sidhi taking advantage of the policy structure of the government including initiatives like the Make in India, Startup India and the infrastructural facilities, policy environment, MSME initiatives, easing of compliances, environment for innovation among many other initiatives.
Saket Dalmia, President, PHDCCI, delivered the welcome & PHDCCI annual speech. He highlighted the shifting global dynamics, with India at the forefront, by saying that India will be the “sone ki chidya” again. Despite the challenges, India’s resilience and robustness have been demonstrated through its impressive GDP growth rates. The magnificent efforts of the Government have been supported by the industrious efforts of the Indian industrial sector, paving the way for ‘Amrit Kal’. He said that under the able leadership of PM Modi and Amit Shah, we feel safe and strong. This is taking us to have Atmavishwas and leading to us being Atmanirbhar.
The President proudly announced PHDCCI’s integral involvement in the G20 startup engagement group. He added that the PHDCCI is actively contributing to the efforts of the government, the MSME sector with its bottom-up approach, and women empowerment. He said that India is the land of opportunity, quality of life and innovation. We at the PDCCI has promoted and supported MSMEs, for the past many years.