Prime Minister of India calls for progress for people, not for GDP Prime Minister of India calls for progress for people, not for GDP

Prime Minister of India calls for progress for people, not for GDP

Prime Minister of India calls for progress for people, not for GDP

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his country seeks to show the world a shift towards human-centered development instead of focusing on gross domestic product.
This came in a political article by Modi , titled “India’s presidency of the G20 represents the dawn of a new multilateral cooperation,” published on the Prime Minister’s website and in the country’s leading newspapers, following the results of India’s presidency of the G20, which ends today, November 30.

Modi continued: “By assuming the presidency of the G20, India sought to offer an alternative to the status quo, which is a shift from progress based on GDP to progress that focuses on people. India sought to remind the world of what unites us, not what divides us.”

The Indian Prime Minister said: “When we assumed this responsibility last year, the global landscape was facing multi-faceted challenges: recovery from the (Covid-19) pandemic, looming climate threats, financial instability, and the debt crisis in developing countries, all at the same time.” Background to the decline of pluralism.

Narendra Modi noted that at this critical juncture for the 2030 Agenda, India has presented a G20 action plan to accelerate progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by “adopting a broad and action-oriented approach to interconnected issues including health, education, gender equality and promoting gender equality.” and environmental sustainability.”

"India has ensured that international attention is directed towards broader development goals, which is consistent with the mandate of the G20," the Prime Minister stressed.
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