India's economy picking up pace again: Prime Minister Modi at CII Annual Meeting 2021

The theme of the Confederation of Indian Industry Annual Meeting will be India@75: Government and Business working together for Atmanirbhar Bharat.

Created On: Aug 11, 2021 17:33 IST
PM Modi addresses CII Meeting
PM Modi addresses CII Meeting

Prime Minister Modi virtually addressed the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Annual Meeting 2021 on August 11, 2021, at 4.30 pm.

The Annual Meeting of CII will be held over two days of 11-12 August. The Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies, Singapore, Heng Swee Keat also addressed the meeting as a Special International Guest Speaker.

The annual event will also see the participation of many ministers, academics, senior officials as well as prominent representatives of the Indian Industry.

While addressing the annual meeting of CII, Prime Minister Modi highlighted all the friends and organizations in the industry are a major part of India's growth story. With everyone's efforts, India's economy is picking up pace once again. 

Prime Minister further added that new India is committed and ready to grow with the new world. India, which was once apprehensive of foreign investments is now welcoming all forms of investments. The country has been taking major leaps in ease of doing business ranking today.

Sentiments of citizens lie with Made in India product: PM Modi

While talking about the significance of Made in India products, Prime Minister Modi mentioned that the situation in the country is changing rapidly as today, the sentiments of the Indian citizens lie with the products that are Made in India. He added that it is not necessary for it to be an Indian company, but every Indian now wants to use products that are made in India. 

The Indian industry needs to need to make its policies and strategies in accordance with this. This will help in going ahead with the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan. 

Efforts to connect farmers with domestic and global markets

Prime Minister Modi said that once the agriculture sector was just considered to be a medium of livelihood but now the efforts are being made to connect the Indian farmers with global and domestic markets through the reforms in the agriculture sector. 

India receiving record FDIs: PM Modi

Prime Minister gladly informed that today, India has been receiving record FDIs and FPI investment is also making new records because of several efforts of the government. 

Theme of CII Annual Meeting 2021:

As per the official release by the Prime Minister’s Office, the theme of the Confederation of Indian Industry Annual Meeting will be India@75: Government and Business working together for Atmanirbhar Bharat.

About Confederation of Indian Industry:

The Confederation of the Indian Industry is a non-governmental trade association and advocacy group. It was founded in 1895.

The Confederation engages academic, business, political and other leaders of the society to shape regional, global, and industry agendas. CII is a membership-based organization.

Leadership of CII-

For 2021-22, CEO and Managing Director of Tata Steel Limited, T.V. Narendran is the President, CII.

Chairman and the Managing Director of Bajaj Finserv, Sanjiv Bajaj is the President-Designate, CII.

Chairman and CEO of Hero Motorcop Ltd. Pawan Munjal are the Vice-President, Confederation of Indian Industry.

Membership of CII-

The Confederation of Indian Industry has a direct membership of over 9,000 organisations and an indirect membership of over 3,00,000 from around 265 regional and national sectoral associations.

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