Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017 Live: India on verge of becoming ‘world’s largest digitised economy,’ says PM Narendra Modi

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New Delhi | Updated: January 10, 2017 7:02:33 PM

Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated policy document of 8th edition of the four-day-long event.

Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017, Narendra Modi, Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017 live, live coverage of vibrant gujarat summit, pm narendra modi adress at vibrant gujarat, vibrant gujarat narendra modiPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the Coffe table book and policy document of the 8th edition on Vibrant Gujarat Summit at Gandhinagar, Gujarat. (ANI)

Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the Coffee table book and policy document of the 8th edition on Vibrant Gujarat Summit at Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The inauguration ceremony saw address of various business leaders including Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani, and Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani. The ceremony  also marked the presence of various head of states and representatives of world powers. Earlier in the day, PM Modi held talks with various dignitaries who have arrived in Gujarat for the summit. The PM held delegation level talks with leaders of Rwanda, Serbia, Japan and Denmark. The Prime Minister is expected to hold similar meetings with other heads of state.

Watch: Live Telecast of opening ceremony of Vibrant Gujarat

Check out live updates of the submit:

6.48 pm: Make in India has become the biggest brand that India ever had: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

6.47 pm: My Govt is strongly committed to continue the reforms of Indian economy; have placed highest emphasis on ease of doing business: PM Modi

6.46 pm: My government is strongly committed to continue the reform of the Indian economy:Prime Minister Narendra Modi

6.45 pm: Despite the global slow down we have registered excellent growth. India is a bright spot in the global economy: PM Modi

6.44 pm: We are on the threshold of becoming world’s most digitized economy: PM Modi

6.43 pm: Believe me, we are on a threshold of becoming the world’s most digitised economy: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

6.42 pm: In doing this, digital technology has played a key role. I often say that e-governance is easy and effective governance: PM Modi

6.41 pm: It is our vision and mission to bring a paradigm shift in our policies and economy: PM Narendra Modi in Gandhinagar

6.40 pm: We have seen in last two and a half year that it is possible to deliver quick results in democratic setup as well: PM Modi

6.39 pm: Over last 2 1/2 years,we’ve also evolved a culture of healthy competitions among states,being rated on parameters on good governance-PM Modi

6.38 pm: Gujarat, the land of Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, also represents the business spirit of India: PM Narendra Modi

6.38 pm: India today stands among most open economies, says PM

6.36 pm: India on verge becoming world’s largest digitised economy

6.35 pm: Check out the tweet.

6.33 pm: “The Vibrant Gujarat journey has come a long way from its beginning in 2003 to the present,” says PM

6.30 pm: “We have seen in last two and a half year that it is possible to deliver quick results in democratic setup as well,” says PM Modi

6.27 PM: PM Narendra Modi inaugurates the Coffee table book and policy documents at the 8th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit

06. 26 pm: Modi thanks dignitaries attending Vibrant Gujarat Summit

06.24 PM Narendra Modi starts his address at Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2017.

06.05 pm: President of Rwanda addresses ceremonial inauguration of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit

5.57 pm: Portugal PM Antonio Costa addresses ceremonial inauguration of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit

5.54 pm: Serbian Prime Minister addresses ceremonial inauguration of Vibrant Gujarat

5.53 pm: CM of Gujarat Tweets:

5.52 pm: VibrantGujarat2017 welcomes the esteemed presence of Shri @Nitinbhai_Patel, Hon’ble Dy. CM, Gujarat.

5.26 pm: For the 1st time in 67 yrs,India has an unabashedly business friendly government under the leadership of @NarendraModi -Shri Prem Watsa

5.11 pm: Under the dynamic leadership of Shri we believe that India will be the fastest growth market. – Mr. Jeremy Weir

4.51 pm: Mr. Jeremy Weir, CEO, Trafigura Beheer BV, (Netherlands) addressed the gathering of Vibrant Gujarat 2017 Inaugural ceremony.

4.49 pm: Mr. Peter R. Huntsman, President, CEO & Director,Huntsman Corporation, (USA) addressing the gathering at inauguration of Vibrant Gujarat2017.

4. 39 pm: The Vibrant Gujarat 2017 is the manifestations of the unparalleled vision of our PM, says Gautam Adani

4.25 pm: Check out the tweet

4.20 pm: Gautam Adani vows to double manufacturing in Gujarat by 2020.

4.15 pm: Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani addresses inaugural ceremony of Vibrant Gujarat summit 2017.

4.10 pm: I thank Vijay Rupani for taking forward the legacy of Narendra Modi: Mukesh Ambani

4.08 pm: PM, You first transformed Gujarat now you are transforming India through a series of steps & initiatives: Shri Mukesh Ambani

4.05 pm: Whatever Narendra Modi plans, he executes, says Mukesh Ambani

4.03 pm: Today as India approaches a new era that Mr Modi is leading, Gujarat will be one of the leading State in the country, says Ratan Tata

4.02 pm: Ratan Tata addresses inaugural session of Vibrant Gujarat Summit, 2017.

3.50 pm: Vijay Rupani starts his address at Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2017.

3.48 pm: The inauguration ceremony felicitated by @PMOIndia and visiting dignitaries kicks off. A grand start to #VibrantGujarat2017! #MakeInIndia

3.38 pm: PM Narendra Modi, CM Vijay Rupani arrive at Mahatma Mandir

3.25 pm: PM Narednra Modi with various head of states

2:06 PM: Check out the tweet

2:00 PM:Nisha Desai Biswal, an Indian-American serving as Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs in the United States Department of State, will attend the Summit along with a large US business delegation.

1:14 PM: PM Narendra Modi met Sweden’s Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Anna Ekstrom.

12:50 PM: Check out the tweet

12:45 PM: Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show is spread across 1.5 lakh sq meters of area, where over 15 lakh people are expected to visit over the course of four days.

12:35 PM: Check out the tweet

12:20 PM: India and Russia also discussed continuing progress in the civil nuclear energy sector.

12:15 PM: Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dimitry Rogozin reiterated President Vladimir Putin’s invitation for PM Modi to visit Russia in 2017, which the PM accepted with pleasure.

11:55 AM: Check out French Ambassador to India’s tweet

11:45 AM: Watch this video

11:40 AM: PM Narendra Modi has discussed bilateral issues, especially the strategic partnership with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dimitry Rogozin, according to IANS.

11:36 AM: Watch the Israel Minister having fun at Ahmedabad Airport.

11:34 AM: Check out Vikas Swarup’s tweet

11:30 AM: PM Narendra Modi met Japan Economy Minister Seko Hiroshige.

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10:55 AM: Watch PM Narendra Modi taking part in other events related to the Summit.

10:38 AM: Check out Vikas Swarup’s tweet

10:25 AM: Watch this video

10:15 AM: PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to open the Vibrant Summit at around 3:30 PM.

10:12 AM: Watch this video

10:08 AM:In the last Vibrant Gujarat summit, 21,000 MoUs for proposed industrial investment in the state of Rs 25 lakh crore were signed with Gujarat government. Officials indicated that they are expecting the figure of investments and MoUs will be higher this time and will cross Rs 25 lakh crore mark.

10:05 AM: As many as 157 MoUs in the education sector will be signed during Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, which include big ticket investments of Rs 1,000 crore each for setting up two private universities. The 157 investment intentions approved by the state include seven for setting up private universities, eight for start-ups and research institutes, 18 for skill development and knowledge centres and 103 educational institutes, he said here.

10:00 AM: As many as 12 countries and seven global organisations have joined as partner countries and organisations.Twelve countries which have partnered the Summit are Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Japan, Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, Sweden, UAE, UK, and the USA.

9:55 AM: Seven partner organisations – Australia India Business Council, Indo-Canada Chambers of Commerce, Japan External Trade Organisation, UAE India Business Council, UK India Business Council, US India Business Council, and British Council – have also supported the Summit.

9:33 AM: PM Narendra Modi meets President of Rwanda Paul Kagame in Gandhinagar

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9:27 AM: Watch this video

9:07 AM: Mahatma Mandir in  Gandhi Nagar gears up for the summit.

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8:57 AM: Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani inaugurates Nobel Dialogue.

7:31 AM: Watch this video

7:30 AM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate 8th edition of the four-day-long event today.

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