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PM Modi exhorts CEOs of India’s top companies to strive for world’s top 5 ranks in their sectors

PM Modi met leading CEOs of companies across sectors in New Delhi on Monday.(File Photo)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi exhorted the CEOs of the country’s leading corporates on Monday to strive for making their companies the top five of the world in their respective industrial sectors.

He said that just like the country “aspires for a podium finish at the Olympics, the country also wants to see our industries among the top five of the world in every sector, and this is something for which we should collectively work towards.”

This was the second such interaction of the Prime Minister with industry representatives in the run-up to the next Union Budget.

At a meeting with the captains of Indian industry held at Lok Kalyan Marg, the Prime Minister talked about the inherent strength of the country, displayed during the battle against Covid. He thanked the industry leaders for their inputs and suggestions, and exhorted them to make full use of policies like PLI incentive.

PM Modi said that the corporate sector should invest more in areas like agriculture and food processing, and talked about the shifting focus on natural farming.

He underlined the policy consistency of the government, and said that the government is firmly committed to take initiatives which will give impetus to economic progress of the country. He also spoke about the focus of the government towards reducing compliance burden, and sought suggestions on areas where undue compliances need to be removed.

The industry representatives gave their feedback to the Prime Minister and gave suggestions about steps that can be taken to further boost ease of doing business.

They also expressed their commitment towards contributing to the Aatmanirbhar Bharat vision of the Prime Minister, and praised several steps taken by the government like PM GatiShakti and IBC.

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