State should contribute 1/3rd of India’s $5 Trillion economy target: CM Bommai
Pragativahini News, Bengaluru – Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set the target of making India a $5 Trillion economy by 2024-25, Karnataka should contribute atleast 1/3rd of it. “This is my target. I am ready to work 24/7 to achieve it,” Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.
Addressing a conclave of corporate leaders with the theme ‘Karnataka-Infinite Opportunities’ organised by WMG group. Bommai called upon the leaders of industry to build New India by building New Karnataka.
“Our aim is to see everyone to be an achiever. Our Prime Minister Modi has a dream to provide opportunities for everyone. India should lead the world in every field. Our government is ready to not only to hand hold, but walk with you, work should to shoulder to achieve its goals,” Bommai said.
Expressing his commitment for empowerment of women, Bommai said, women are honest, hard working. It is these qualities that enable a society and state to grow infinitely.
To explore infinite opportunities, definite ways need to be adopted. Karnataka has its own illustrious history. The Maharaja of Mysore was a great visionary who started the first exclusive college for women, established bank and industries to produce steel, paper, soap and much more. With visionaries like Sir M Visvesvaraya Karnataka was the first state to produce electricity, get big industries like BEL, HAL, NAL and BHEDL. Karnataka had been a pioneer in technology, science, IT and BT. The first IT company in the country was set up in Bengaluru, he said.