New Delhi: The Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar today called upon trade and industry bodies to fully leverage the ‘entrepreneurial culture that is taking roots in hinterlands of the country through the vibrant MSME sector’. He called for ‘hand-holding these new entrepreneurs and allowing them to blossom’.
Addressing the 117th Annual Session of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry in New Delhi today, the Vice President lauded the thriving Indian startup sector and said that with over 75,000 in number, “Indian business landscape now has a number of game changer startups”.
Referring to the theme of the session, “[email protected]: Celebrating India’s pursuit for Self Reliance”, Shri Dhankhar said that “Atma Nirbhar Bharat in a sense is a reflection of the Swadeshi movement a century ago during our freedom struggle”.
The Vice President noted that it is also the obligation of the industry, along with the government, to ensure the optimal utilisation of human resources, especially from the younger demographics.
Applauding that India has recently become the fifth largest economy and is poised to become the third largest by the end of the decade, the Vice President said that it is a “tribute to the Indian industry, our hard working farmers, our shramjeevi workers, artisans and our innovator scientists”.
Pradeep Multani, President, PHDCCI, Saket Dalmia, Sr. Vice-President, PHDCCI, Sanjeev Agrawal, Vice-President, PHDCCI, Sanjay Agrawal, Immediate Former President, PHDCCI, representatives from various industries and other dignitaries were present.