"The government would devote all its effort to empower the poor and give them strength to fight poverty. Skill development would be accompanied by the spirit of Shrameva Jayate."
-PM, Lok Sabha
"Our identity in the world must change from Scam India to Skill India."
"In order to make India prosperous, all sections and regions of the society needed to be prosperous."
"Time has come to show India's strength to the world. Lets recognise our demographic dividend & present image of a Skilled India to the world."
"विजय और पराजय दोनों में ही सीख है| जो विजय से सीख नहीं लेता, वह पराजय के बीज बोता है और जो पराजय से सीख नहीं लेता वह विनाश के बीज बोता है|"
"The need of the hour is to think big. The more we focus on skill, scale & speed, it will increase India's growth trajectory."
-PM, Getting India Back on track -- an action agenda for reform book launch
"Infrastructure should not only be about Highways but also about Information Highways! The way ahead lies in creating optical fibre networks."
" Skill development remains our priority. We are blessed with a demographic dividend that can take us to great heights."
"It is a golden chapter in the history of India’s maritime security. May INS Vikramaditya, imbibe the radiance of the sun and confidence of victory in each one of us."
-PM, INS Vikramaditya
"We are not here to give challenges to anyone, but we will also not take challenges casually. Our defence mechanisms would be the best in the world. A secure India is the first requirement for the country to progress and achieve new heights."
"We dream of an India that is self-sufficient in producing defence equipment using the latest technology."
" Seven years is a short time in the history of a country's democracy. But in this short time, people of Bhutan have developed faith in the institutions of democracy. "
-PM, Bhutan Visit
" Bharat for Bhutan and Bhutan for Bharat. The colour of our passports may be different but our thinking is the same. India stands committed to Bhutan’s happiness and progress."
" World talks GDP but in Bhutan its about National Happiness. Am sure having India as a neighbour would be 1 of the reasons for the happiness."
" Let us build a SAARC satellite which we can dedicate to our neighbourhood, as a gift from India. "
-PM, PSLV Launch
"Space may seem distant, but is an integral part of our daily life. It drives our modern communication and connects even the remotest family to the ordinary. "
" India's space programme is a perfect example of our vision of Scale, Speed and Skill."
" Technology is central to Development. It touches one and all, and is an important instrument of our national progress."
"Our space programme has overcome many hurdles. At the same time it is one of the most cost effective programmes. This should make us proud."
"The launch of PSLV-C23 fills every Indian's heart with pride and I can see the joy and satisfaction on your faces. Feel privileged to watch this in person."
"The budget is forward looking growth engine and will promote transparency and integrity. It is for the common people. This budget shows where we want to take India through railways. "
-PM, Rail Budget 2014
"Rail Budget aspires for better service, speed and safety. It is an effort to create modern railways contributing towards a developed India. "
-PM, Rail Budget 2015
"The Indian Railways will become the growth engine of the nation’s ‘Vikas Yatra’."
-PM, Rail Budget 2016
"This budget is a Sanjeevani (new life) and an Arunoday (sunrise) for the last man in the line. This budget converts hopes and aspirations of the people into trust. It adds a new ray of hope for the poor and downtrodden sections of the society. "
-PM, Union Budget
" The Budget is in line with our vision for a skilled & digital India, guided by Mantra of 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas'"
"We have now reached a level where we should be even more ambitious. We should focus on more tangible mechanisms and outcomes. Make BRICS a platform of Impact."
-PM, BRICS Summit
" BRICS must provide a united and clear voice in shaping a peaceful, balanced and stable world. We must harness each other’s strengths, in knowledge, skills and resources."
"BRICS should be driven by ‘People to People’ contact. It should explore developing innovative mechanisms of Youth engagement."
"The choices we make now will shape the future of not just our countries, but the world at large. We should intensify our cooperation in confronting global challenges like Terrorism, Cyber Security and Climate Change."
"I come from a land where the idea of the whole world being one family is rooted in our ethos 'vasudhaiva kutumbakam'."
"Firmly believe that terrorism, in any shape or form, is against humanity. There should be zero tolerance towards terrorism."
"Domains like Trade, Technology, Tourism, Talent and Tradition have the power to redefine existing paradigms."
"Energy security based on clean & reliable sources is essential for India's future. Nuclear energy has a key role in India's energy strategy."
-PM, BARC Visit
" Our focus should be on developmental dimensions of atomic science with a special outreach to India's youth."
" A democracy can't succeed without people's participation. 'MyGov' empowers the people of India to contribute towards Surajya."
" I have seen people wanting to devote their time & energy to nation building. All they need is an opportunity. 'MyGov' is that opportunity!"
"A wonderful blend of technology & people power for India's growth, 'MyGov' has several discussion forums, online & onground tasks. I am delighted to invite you to join 'MyGov' & contribute towards taking India to greater heights of progress."
"Kam zameen, kam samay, zyaada upaj – Less land, less time, more crop."
"We must enable farmers to feed India and the world; and earn a good livelihood."
"We heard of White & Green Revolution but now we need a Blue Revolution & harness the potential in fisheries sector."
" Lab to land - how to get what is done in the lab to the land, to the farmer."
"India wants to help Nepal build highways (H), information highways (I) and transways - transmission lines (T)."
-PM, Nepal Visit
"The India-Nepal border should not be a barrier but a bridge which helps bring prosperity to both sides."
"India's role is not to interfere in what Nepal does but to support Nepal in their development. Nepal should scale new heights of progress."
"Our nations are so close yet such a visit took 17 years. This will change & we will strengthen India-Nepal ties"
"The respect that I have got is not for Narendra Modi or the PM of India. It is respect for the people of India."
"I still recall the excitement & patriotic fervour in Kargil when Tiger Hill was won."
-PM, Jammu & Kashmir
"When I came here in 1999, all one could hear was the sound of the guns as guns were booming all around. Today I am only hearing clapping of hands."
"We always remember the courage of the people of Kargil! We want to make Kargil among India's most developed districts."
"The patriotism of the people of Kargil inspires the people of India. I bow to this land and to the people."
"India is committed to strong armed forces, well-equipped with modern arms & technology!"
"Ladakh’s Prakash, Paryavaran, Paryatan are a strength for both J&K and India."
"If we win the fight against corruption, we will win battle against poverty."
"Power is not just for TV sets and charging mobile phones. This electricity is critical to the industrial development of this area. If there is electricity, small scale industry will grow."
"Development must be such that it positively transforms the lives of the common people."
"It is every Indian's dream that J&K is happy & there is prosperity. We have to work for this, be it in power or not in power."
"It is our priority to win the hearts of people of Jammu and Kashmir. That could only be achieved through development and their welfare. We have a responsibility to see that people of the state are prosperous. We are not talking about Hindus or Muslims, but the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Development comes when there is integration. "
"The spirit of sacrifice and selflessness of the defence forces is an inspiration for all Indians. Strong armed forces are necessary for an atmosphere of peace, amity, harmony and brotherhood in the country."
"Come, make in India!, Come, manufacture in India!"
-PM, Independence Day
"Let us come together and think of ways India does not have to import but we export to the world."
"Our heads hang in shame when we hear of rape. Parents question daughters but why not sons? After all a person raping is someone’s son."
"The path of violence has not yielded anything. Shed guns and adopt the path of peace & unity "
"The strength of the saviour is much more than the strength of the person who kills."
"Digital India is not an elite concept anymore. We have to use this idea to revolutionize health and education in India."
"Cleanliness and sanitation were closest to Gandhiji’s heart. We will launch a 'Clean India' campaign and by Gandhiji’s 150th birth anniversary, all schools in the country should have toilets with separate toilets for girls."
"Jan Dhan Yojana - integrating the poorest of the poor by creating bank accounts for them."
"I have come from outside Delhi, but I give you an assurance that the people in the Government are very capable. I want to awaken and unite that power for the welfare of nation."
"If we have to build the nation we have to start from the villages. I will present a complete blueprint of “Sansad Adharsh Gram Yojana” where each MP, must establish model villages in their constituencies."
"A new institution with new design, structure, body, soul, new thinking, and direction will replace the Planning Commission. It will be one that caters to the aspirations of 21st century India."
"We dream of a day when India is completely self-reliant in defence production & exports defence equipment worldwide."
-PM, INS Kolkata
"When people have a sense of our military capability, nobody will ever dare to cast an evil eye on our nation"
"Keeping technology at the forefront, we need to further speed up our defence programme & keep pace with the world."
"Jan Dhan Yojana is at the core of our philosophy of 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas' & we will work towards its success."
-PM, Jan Dhan Yojana
"Bank accounts for each household is a national priority for us. We need to rise to the occasion & successfully overcome this challenge."
"At one time we were focussed on port development but now this is not enough. We need to move towards port-led development."
-PM, Project Inaugurations
"Today is the age of world trade & commerce and in such an age the seas have become very important."
"We need to give importance to manufacturing sector, industry so that we can generate maximum employment."
"We have to integrate states in order to increase exports. States and Centre must work shoulder to shoulder for export promotion."
"Road network is important and along with that we also have to increase Rail network. With infrastructure comes more employment."
"Corruption a disease worse than cancer; we will uproot it from the country with the support of the people."
"Network of roads is essential to take development to every nook and corner, just as a network of veins is essential to take blood to all parts of the body."
"The dream of our Government - all 7 days a week, all 365 days a years, 24 hours every village should get electricity."
"We have to increase power production and we also have to conserve electricity."
"Our Government's top priorities are to reform public service delivery system, simplify processes & bridge governance deficit."
-PM, Events across the Nation
"Let us all work together & further the cause of world peace and make the world a happier & more peaceful place in the years to come."
"India is committed to world peace & we will play our role in strengthening humanitarian forces that will lead to a peaceful world!"
"World is changing very fast so are the parameters of war, defence. Technology is becoming a key driving force."
"Be it East or West, North or South, the development of India must be balanced. Avenues of development in the East must increase."
"Yes, our Nation faces challenges but the Govt is working tirelessly to overcome them & take India towards all-round & inclusive development."
"Mahatma Gandhi made the freedom struggle a mass movement. The same way we must make development a mass movement."
"The aim of our work must be to serve the poorest of the poor and to think of their welfare."
"Lets serve as Trustees, where we utilise our natural resources for the present & at the same time ensure happiness of future generations."