Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stated that India is giving an unprecedented impetus to the ‘blue-economy’ with emphasis on the ‘Make-in-India’ coverage, for all-round progress of the nation.
Speaking on the ‘Navy Day-2023’ occasion at Tarkarli Beach on this coastal district on Monday, Modi stated that India was engaged in a large ‘port-led development’, boosting service provider delivery, the ‘Sagar Mala’ for maritime commerce and transport involving the coastal communities in an enormous means.
Lauding the naval prowess of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj (1630-1680), Modi stated that the nice Maratha warrior was a visionary who had realised in that period that anyone who can command the oceans is essentially the most highly effective ruler.
“Through the ‘Sagar Mala’, the port-led development is being implemented for the ‘maritime vision’ to exploit the full potential of the oceans, ” stated Modi, including that the nation is getting impressed by the beliefs of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
He stated that final 12 months, the Indian Navy acquired a seal impressed by Shivaji, and really quickly, the Indian Navy will coin its ranks and designations as per Indian traditions.
Dwelling on the ‘Make-in-India’ initiative, Modi stated that it has change into the subject of debate world over, and now India’s contribution is seen in all spheres, whether or not it’s house or oceans, from Tejas plane to Kisan Drones, in each subject, the mark of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ is seen.
Lauding the Indian Navy for its companies and contributions to securing the nation’s maritime borders, Modi stated that India goes to induct ladies within the armed forces in an enormous means, and congratulated the Navy for appointing a primary lady Commander of ‘INS Trinkat’ final week.
Earlier, the PM unveiled a grand statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj put in on the Rajkot Fort close by, visited the famed Sindhudurg Fort within the Arabian Sea, after which went for the ‘Navy Day-2023’ perform and a formidable naval show on the Tarkarli Beach.
Present on the event have been Admiral R Hari Kumar, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, MSME Minister Narayan Rane, state ministers, high naval officers, dignitaries from totally different fields and different invitees.