Hyderabad: Addressing the gathering at (Global Entrepreneurship Summit) GES 2017 summit, Modi said, “The theme, ‘women first, prosperity for all’ makes this edition of GES stand out. In Indian mythology, women are an incarnation of Shakti – the Goddess of power, we believe women empowerment is vital to our development.”
Advisor and daughter of the US President Ivanka Trump arrived in Hyderabad on Tuesday to participate in the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.
She was received at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport by Telangana IT secretary Jayesh Ranjan and US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster.
Further, Modi said that Indian women continue to lead in different walks of life.
“Our space programmes, including the Mars Orbiter Mission, have had immense contribution from women scientists. Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams, both of Indian origin, have been part of US space missions.”
PM Narendra Modi added, “Three out of four oldest High Courts in India are now headed by women judges. Our sportswomen have done the country proud. This very city of Hyderabad is home to Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Sania Mirza, who have brought laurels to India”.
Moreover, PM Modi spoke on a range of issues from GST to Digital India to Make India to Invest in India.
“The summit is being held for the first time in South Asia. It brings together, leading investors, entrepreneurs, academicians, think tanks and other stake holders to propel the global entrepreneurship ecosystem.”