new Delhi. NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Tuesday said that India will soon be back on track to recover from the Kovid-19 crisis, referring to the rise of new expectations in the economy. Citing the example of the FMCG sector, Kant said that key sectors like FMCG have already returned to track, which is a positive sign of the economy coming out of the crisis.
"I am looking forward to returning to my place," Kant said while addressing a session on FICCI's Digital Forum on the topic 'Role of the Creative Economy in National Building'. "We are already seeing new forces in the economy," he said.
Kant said that India should identify 12-13 sectors in which we can become a global champion and suggested that we all need to be very clear that the epidemic is not just a big challenge for India Is rather for the whole world. He said that there is also an opportunity in every crisis and we should choose those areas of growth, which will help us to emerge as tomorrow's Vijeja.
Referring to potential sectors, the CEO of NITI Aayog said that sectors like data, genomics, mobility, drones, creative industry, media and entertainment will be key drivers of growth. "These regions will take India to a sustainable level of development in the next 10-12 years and generate a lot of employment," he said. Kant, while referring to the importance of self-reliant India initiated by the government, said that through this the government has made various revolutionary reforms in areas like MSME and agriculture.
This post was published on July 7, 2020 11:20 pm
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