Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today said, Chandrayaan-3 and Aditya-spearhead India’s Amrit Kaal growth journey over the next 25 years.
Dr. Jitendra Singh said this while launching the ‘Meri Maati Mera Desh’ campaign at Tikri-1B Panchayat in district Udhampur which marks the beginning of the Amrit Kalash Yatras starting all over the country which includes collection of mitti and rice from every household symbolising the participation of the people in the prosperity of the motherland.
During the inauguration, Dr. Jitendra Singh said, India's recent Space marvels have only been possible under PM Narendra Modi who has opened up new vistas for India’s space sector through public private partnership model and now the ‘sky is not the limit’ dictum has become true for India's Space Sector.
The last nine years have witnessed a quantum jump in India’s space journey making India standing at par with NASA, Roscosmos etc.which are now collaborating with ISRO for space expeditions, Dr. Jitendra Singh added.
Dr. Jitendra Singh said, the supremacy which India has evidently demonstrated before the world in terms of its human resource and human calibre through cost effective means despite constrained resources has put India as a frontline nation and a scientific cum economic force to reckon with.
Dr. Jitendra Singh further said, the whole world gives credit for all this to PM Narendra Modi for having taken several progressive policy decisions like bringing all the stakeholders together to put in a joint effort with a collective contribution.
During the event, Dr. Jitendra Singh also urged people to participate in Amrit Kalash Yatras, take the ‘Panch Pran’ pledge, commit to India’s progress and development so as to witness India reaching its zenith in 2047.
Besides PRI representatives of the area, the event was addressed by DDC Chairperson, Lal Chand and Deputy Commissioner Udhampur, Saloni Rai.