Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation

Salient Points of PM Modi’s speech at Dutch-Indian community Reception at The Hague, Netherlands on 27 Jun, 2017

  • The colours of our passport may be anything, but our ties are that of blood and our ties are very special
  • I am here in the land which is home to Europe’s second largest Indian diaspora
  • The embassy staff, the officials they are called ‘Rajdoots’ but you, the diaspora are the ‘Rashtradoots’
  • Every Indian takes pride in the fact that India is a land of diversity
  • Since taking office, our priority is Jan Bhagidari. We seek strength from people to bring a transformative change
  • India is about cooperative federalism. The centre and states working together for the development of India, this is our effort
  • The role of women in the agriculture sector, cooperatives is very important. India’s Nari Shakti is contributing to India’s progress
  • Mudra Yojana has turned our youth into job creators
  • There is a Government serving at the Centre that is thinking about women-led development
  • The India of the 21st century cannot stay behind when it comes to technology and infrastructure. Everything we have must be world class
  • Coming of optical fibre network in the villages will give our villages the same facilities that are associated with cities only
  • Many people here in the Netherlands do not have OCI cards. I urge you all to get OCI cards