Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has reiterated that India is committed to pursuing the reform agenda for building a stronger and more dynamic country, to provide plenty of opportunities for collaboration and investments.
Participating in a roundtable meeting on "Investing in the India Decade" organized by industry body FICCI and US India Strategic Partnership Forum in Washington D.C. on the sidelines of Spring meetings of the IMF and World Bank, Sitharaman on Tuesday underlined the reality of a global acknowledgment of a "New India" and the renewed role India is poised to play in the global economic order, besides India as an investment destination.
She highlighted that India is adapting at twice the rate at which technology and digitization tools are being adopted by people around the world, effectively making their life far more easier.
The Finance Minister also informed the roundtable participants that local languages are onboarded in the digitization drive, as most of the Constitutional languages now have access to India's digital public infrastructure platform, increasing reach, creating impact and exploring potential.Sitharaman further emphasized that despite the reality of reset across the globe and the challenges posed by the Coronavirus pandemic, Indiaas reform momentum remains unabated.
She also elaborated on a host of structural and governance reforms that the Centre has laid down through the Union Budget 2023-24.