Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his speech on Independence day said that education has a key role in the making of self-reliant, modern, new and prosperous India, and the new education policy will instil new confidence.
“Education has a key role in the making of Aatmanirbhar (self-reliant), modern, new and prosperous India. So, we have brought the new education policy after three decades that has been welcomed throughout the country, which instils new confidence.”
In his speech, PM Modi also said that the government will soon unveil a new cybersecurity policy. “Within next 1000 days, over 6 lakh villages will be connected with a fiber-optic network; we will soon unveil a new cybersecurity policy.”
PM Modi hailed the commencement of construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya and added that “the conduct of people of the country has been unprecedented and is an inspiration for future.”
“10 days back in Ayodhya, the construction of a magnificent Ram temple in Ayodhya started. The centuries-old Ramjanmabhoomi temple issue has been settled peacefully. The conduct of people of the country has been unprecedented and is an inspiration for the future.
Modi al so announced setting up of a committee has been set up to reconsider minimum age of marriage for women and appropriate action will be taken after a report is submitted.
“We have set up a committee to reconsider the minimum age for marriage of our daughters. We will take appropriate decision after the committee submits its report” he said while addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort.
The Prime Minister also said that the country is determined to provide equal opportunities for self-employment and employment to women.
“Whenever women received opportunity, they made India proud and strengthened it. Today, the nation is determined to provide equal opportunities for self-employment and employment to them. Today women are working in coal mines, our daughters are touching the skies while flying fighter planes,” he said.
He also announced the expansion of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) has been ensured in 173 border and coastal districts and nearly one lakh new cadets will get special training under the mission.
One-third of the one lakh new cadets will be women, the prime minister said in his Independence Day speech.
“Now, expansion of the NCC has been ensured in 173 border and coastal districts. Under this mission, one lakh NCC cadets will receive special training. Of this, one-third will be girls,” Modi told the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort.
The Prime Minister also announced that Project Lion and Project Dolphin will be going to start in the coming days.