Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that government institutions must be turned into outcome-oriented organisation. The prime minister, who held an informal meet, shared some insight on governance with a number of cabinet minister and secretaries at his residence. “Some of the best results in last 3 yrs achieved when entire Govt machinery worked in unison. Institutions must be made outcome-oriented,” the prime minister said. “The World is looking at India differently today, and this is a unique opportunity which should not be missed,” PM Modi was quoted as saying by ANI.
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi attended an event and said that Indian music, in all its forms, unites the country by breaking social barriers and spreading the message of togetherness. “Indian music, whether it is classical, folk or filmy, has always worked for unity in the country by breaking all social barriers,” Modi said through video conferencing at the fifth International Convention of SPIC MACAY (Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture Amongst Youth) at IIT Delhi.
“Many of the challenges you see in the world today are because people are losing connection with their roots. They are moving away from their culture… To find the sanity that we are losing, we must go back to our roots, our culture of music, art and science,” he added.
Earlier in the day, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj addressed a press conference and said that 80,000 Indians, stranded in foreign countries, have been rescued in last three years. Swaraj credited Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and her deputies, MJ Akbar and General VK Singh, for her ministry’s achievement. “I bifurcated work after deep introspection, I assigned to field work to General (VK Singh) and dialogues to Journalist (MJ Akbar),” Swaraj said.