Fight out economic equalities

Bangalore, Nov 22 | Updated: Nov 23 2005, 06:07am hrs
President APJ Abdul Kalam said the major challenge faced by India today in the path of development is to fight societal and economic impoverishment and inequality of millions people who are below the poverty line, those on the border line or just above poverty line.

The five areas where India has core competence for integrated action to achieve this goal are agriculture and food processing, reliable and quality electric power, surface transport and infrastructure for all parts the country, education and healthcare, information and communication technology and strategic sectors, he said inaugurating the Bangalore International Centre here.