New-age entrepreneurs set to change the fortune of India
14 September 2020: Union Minister of Commerce and Industry & Railways Piyush Goyal has said that New age ideas will help India to contribute in a much bigger way to global supply chains. Addressing CII’s event on ‘Launch of India’s Future Business Group’, he said that New-age entrepreneurs are going to change the fortune of India. He said “We need to build a platform with like-minded countries and trusted partners to promote new-age businesses in India.”
The minister said that India can engage with other countries and build up a platform with trusted partners to promote new-age businesses. It is the youngsters, who are going to change the fortune of India, create jobs and bring prosperity to the people. “We have a huge start-up ecosystem in India. It’s more about recognizing our capabilities, uplifting our entrepreneurs. Some of the ideas that youngsters have come up with are truly revolutionary.”
He suggested that Colleges should look at entrepreneurship or other courses around new-age businesses. He also suggested to have vocational training and assessment process to see what is in the young person’s mind.
Goyal said that the real startup entrepreneur with ideas is the Prime Minister. He said that while discussing the need of fencing the railway tracks for the high-speed trains, Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested bidding solar projects along Railway tracks, which will bring in Low-cost power, Private investment, make the track secure and also Railways eco-friendly.
Goyal called upon the senior business leaders to become mentors, not only to their own family or businesses but also to the new age and young entrepreneurs.