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  1. PM Narendra Modi: Swachh Bharat Mission has huge business element, hope social entrepreneurs can take advantage

PM Narendra Modi: Swachh Bharat Mission has huge business element, hope social entrepreneurs can take advantage

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed hope that social entrepreneurs can take advantage of Swachh Bharat programme as it has a huge business element.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: May 14, 2017 11:29 PM
Highlighting the importance of family values in India, Narendra Modi added that it is the biggest gift to the world. (File photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed hope that social entrepreneurs can take advantage of Swachh Bharat programme as it has a huge business element. Speaking at a function organised to commemorate 90 years of Essel Group in the national capital, the PM said that a large number of young social entrepreneurs are coming up to be part of the Swachh Bharat Mission, according to PTI.

Adding that the mission gives an opportunity for a large number of social entrepreneurs to come up, Modi said, “Waste to wealth is a belief that is gaining momentum. A lot of social entrepreneurship is being devoted towards this.”

The prime minister, while expressing concern on natural resources shortage, said it can be taken care of in a scientific way with judicious usage and proper management. He further said entrepreneurship has always been an important part of the system in the country that has been passed on from one generation to another.

Highlighting the importance of family values in India, Narendra Modi added that it is the biggest gift to the world. “Today, even in the most advanced countries, the revival of family values have become a part of election manifesto,” the prime minister was quoted by PTI as saying.

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Meanwhile, as per the news agency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to release a roadmap for the conservation of Narmada river at Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh tomorrow. The conservation campaign of the river was launched last year with the start of a yatra in order to create awareness of improving the health of the river which flows over a length of 1,312 kilometres before draining through the Gulf of Khambhat in the Arabian Sea.

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