We want Indian companies to shine as MNCs, says Narendra Modi

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Updated: Sep 25 2014, 19:04pm hrs
Narendra ModiPrime Minister Narendra Modi rolls out a red carpet to attract industrialists to make India a global manufacturing hub. (PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today unveiled the 'Make in India' campaign, rolling out a red carpet to attract industrialists to make India a global manufacturing hub, to help create jobs and boost economic growth.

The gathering was addressed by several corporate bigwigs including Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, Maruti Suzuki India managing director Kenichi Ayukawa and Lockheed Martin CEO Phill Shaw.

Highlights:

* States and Centre should work as a team; development of

states is development of India: PM

* Govt is committed to growth, there is no political agenda

but article of faith: PM

* Make in India is not just an invitation... it is our collective responsibility

* This nation is yours. There is no need to leave the nation. We want our companies to shine as MNCs

* We need highways and i-ways (information ways): PM

* We have to Look East and at the same time we have Link West: PM

* Nobody can question the talent of our people... especially after yesterday (Mangalyaan success): PM

* Industrialists don't come because of incentives, need to create development and growth-oriented environment: PM

* Manufacturing boost will create jobs, increase purchasing power, thereby creating larger market for manufacturers: PM

* Effective governance, easy governance need of the hour: PM

* Not just good governance, effective governance is also required: PM

* The world is looking at Asia. I do not have to waste time to invite... I need to give the address: PM

* My three month experience tells me that the entire team has a very positive outlook and thinking. They are two steps ahead of me too: PM

* Industry does not come when there are too many incentive schemes. We have to create a development & growth oriented environment: PM

* This is the step of a Lion...Make in India: PM

* We have to increase manufacturing and at the same time ensure that the benefits reach the youth of our nation: PM

* We have to create opportunities of employment. If the poor get jobs the purchasing power of families will increase: PM

* We have to create opportunities of employment. If the poor get jobs the purchasing power of families will increase: PM

* Rule of law should be there, corporate government responsibility should be the norm: PM

* My definition of FDI for the people of India is First Develop India: PM

* People are talking about FDI but I see things differently. FDI is also a responsibility for the people of India: PM

* Mantra of our Government is that we want to trust each and every India. The atmosphere of trust can change a lot of things: PM Modi

* Who is the Government for It is for every Indian. It is for the poorest of the poor: PM

* A decision on self certification...many may feel this is a small step but what can be bigger than trusting 125 crore Indians: PM

* Biggest issue is trust. Why do we not trust our fellow countrymen I want to change this: PM

* A trust was broken that when a policy will be changed, when CBI will come... this is what I heard from all you: PM

* We do not want any industrialist being forced to leave India. Can say that we have been able to bring about a change in last few months: PM

* Yet, when I heard such views I felt very sad. Why must our own people want to leave India: PM

* Whenever I met people for the last few years they would tell me- we want to shift out. I never saw political reasons behind it: PM Modi

* After seeing all this, hearing these people I do not need to tell you anything more to convince you to Make in India: PM

* Architect of 'Make in India' Narendra Modi addressing the gathering

* PM is launching http://www.makeinindia.com

* PM Narendra Modi unveils the global 'Make in India' initiative!

* I can tell you, my next destination is Madhya Pradesh. We are going to invest there: Y C Deveshwar during Make in India programme

* Problems of inflation, unemployment can be resolved through domestic manufacturing: ITC chairman

* Like others, I am also inspired by the boldness of your vision and simplicity of your communication: Deveshwar to PM

* ITC chairman YC Deveshwar is now speaking.

* We will be delighted to work with government of India, says Phil Shaw

* Lockheed Martin proud to be associated with India success story on innovation and make in India campaign: Phill Shaw

* We believe India is the epicentre of innovation: Lockheed Martin

* Pjill Shaw, CEO, Lockheed Martin, on stage

* Need to focus on ease of doing business; quick, simple and transparent decision-making: Kochhar

* We are very inspired by your vision to Make in India. This will be the next growth driver for India: Kochhar to PM

* ICICI Bank CMD Chanda Kochhar on stage

* Manufacturing has to become the next big wave for us: Kumar Mangalam Birla.

* "Make in India" has special resonance for us: Birla

* India has all the ingredients in place to become a global manufacturing hub: Birla

* India embarks on a landmark mission that coincides with our triumph in outer space: Kumar Mangalam Birla

* Aditya Birla group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla is now speaking.

* True success of manufacturing lies in the servicing of global markets: Azim Premji

* Wipro chairman Azim Premji is now addressing the gathering.

* Reliance Industries to create 1.25 lakh jobs in next 12-15 months: Mukesh Ambani.

* Your interactions in Japan and China & anticipation of USA visit has created a very positive environment: Mukesh Ambani to PM

* It is important to be open to capital and expertise from all over the world: Ambani.

* Implementation of GST will make India one market and strengthen overall 'Make in India' programme

* You have focussed Indians towards the present and the future: Ambani to PM

* India is blessed with a leader whose unique leadership quality is that he dreams & does and motivates a billion Indians: Mukesh Ambani

* Today we commit ourselves to Make India, a call that was given by our beloved PM on Independence Day: Ambani

* Important for us to succeed in 'Make in India' for global competitiveness: RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani.

* My warm greetings to everyone on Navratri. Today is undoubtedly a historic day for Indian industry: Mukesh Ambani

* Next speaker is Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani

* We welcome the PM's call to Make in India. We realised the potential of India very early: Kenichi Ayukawa, Maruti Suzuki India

* Kenichi Ayukawa, MD and CEO, Maruti Suzuki India is now speaking

* Prime Minister, we in the Tata Group remain fully committed to investing in the country and in the people of India: Cyrus Mistry

* Under leadership of our PM, Make in India is bringing together industry and government: Mr. Cyrus Mistry, Tata Sons.

* India has 2 strategic advantages - human capital and a market which affords scale and growth: Cyrus Mistry

* We in the Tata Group welcome PM Modi's Make in India programme. Its an opportunity to make India truly globally competitive: Mistry

* Cyrus Mistry, Chairman, Tata Sons, welcomes Make in India campaign

* Series of measures taken on ease of doing business: Commerce Min Nirmala Sitharaman

* Fully committed to de-licensing, deregulating and taking India to high growth trajectory: Sitharaman

* We are constructing dedicated freight and industrial corridors and smart cities, says Nirmala Sitharaman.

* The government is amending a number of labour laws, says Nirmala Sitharaman.

* The event is being held after a number of steps taken by the government, says Nirmala Sitharaman.

* Make In India is not a slogan, it is a mission, says Nirmala Sitharaman

* We have created a dedicated team to hand hold investors from across the world, says Nirmala Sitharaman

* Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses the gathering.

* Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the stage for the mega launch of 'Make in India campaign.

* Maruti Suzuki hopes factors adversely affecting the competitiveness of manufacturing will be removed quickly under 'Make in India' programme.

* Cars we make in India are lower in cost than similar product made by us in other parts of the world: Maruti Suzuki CEO Kenichi Ayukawa at 'Make in India' launch

* Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani has arrived for the event.

The campaign is aimed at making India a manufacturing hub, and the government is pulling out all the stops for ensuring a smooth sailing for investors, by setting up a dedicated cell to answer queries of business entities within 72 hours. It will also closely monitor all regulatory processes to make them simple and reduce the burden of compliance.

"The government is committed to chart out a new path, wherein business entities are extended red carpet welcome in a spirit of active cooperation. Invest India will act as the first reference point for guiding foreign investors on all aspects of regulatory and policy issues and to assist them in obtaining regulatory clearances," said an official statement.

Various prominent national and international industry leaders are likely to attend the programme to launch the campaign along with Ministers, senior officials, Ambassadors and opinion leaders.

The government has identified 25 key sectors in which our country has the potential of becoming a world leader.