Want to make India global manufacturing hub: Modi at ASEAN

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Nov 13, 2017, 10:59 AM(IST)

Large sections of India's population did not have access to banking services. The Jan Dhan Yojana changed that in a matter of months and transformed the lives of millions, Modi further said during his address. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that he wants to make India a global manufacturing hub and Indian youngsters job creators.

Speaking at the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit in Manila, Prime Minister said he was keeping the emphasis on 'minimum government, maximum governance'.

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Transforming India was proceeding on at an unprecedented scale and he was working day and night towards easy, effective and transparent governance, the Indian prime minister said and added that the ties between India and ASEAN have been growing in the last few years with focus being on ramping up cooperation in the areas such as trade, investment, security and defence.

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Large sections of India's population did not have access to banking services. The Jan Dhan Yojana changed that in a matter of months and transformed the lives of millions, Modi further said during his address. 

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On red-tapism and his governments' steps in ease of doing business, Prime Minister said about 1200 outdated laws have been repealed in the last three years. 

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