Rijiju asks Indian-origin youths to be part of India's growth
Union Minister Kiren Rijiju today asked the youths of Indian diaspora to be part of the country's growth story and become ambassadors to spread the message of development. Interacting with a group of 40 Indian-origin youths from eight countries in Delhi, Rijiju said they should participate in India's growth and development story and share it with the diaspora in their respective countries.
'I urge you to give feedback to the government voluntarily'
"I urge you to give feedback to the government through voluntarily sparing time by sharing your thoughts, experience, knowledge, and technology and to suggest what steps the government should take to improve the environment and help play a role in building new India," he said.
KIP: An initiative to help students connect with their motherland
The youths are touring India under the 'Know India Programs (KIP)', which is a key initiative of the Central Government. The initiative has been taken with an aim to engage and make students and young professionals of Indian diaspora in the age group of 18-30 feel a sense of connect with their motherland and to be inspired by transformation taking place in India.
Participants will visit Raj Ghat and Red Fort in Delhi
The youths are from Fiji, Suriname, Guyana, Myanmar, the Netherlands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and Trinidad and Tobago. The participants will visit places like Parliament Museum Library, President's House, Red Fort, Raj Ghat and will meet senior functionaries in the Central and State governments in order to have the first-hand experience of the contemporary development in India. They'll also be going to Agra soon.