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PM's Independence Day address: Experts discuss Modi's vision for India

Updated : August 15, 2020 07:25 PM IST

Atmanirbhar Bharat, an infrastructure push, border security and military advancement, energy security, acceleration of the Digital India initiative and a digital health identity programme – these were some of the pillars of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech from the ramparts of Red Ford.

As India celebrates its 74th Independence Day, the Prime Minister laid out his vision for India in its 75th year of independence - an India where technology and innovation would be the key focus areas to ensure that make in India would go hand-in-hand with 'make for the world'.

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, executive chairperson at Biocon; Sangita Reddy, president of FICCI; Pankaj Patel, chairman at Zydus Cadila; Kaushik Das, director and chief economist South Asia at Deutsche Bank and cyber lawyer NS Nappinai shared their views and outlook.
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