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India-Jour-de-Ind-Pendance: India aims to become a nation developed in the next 25 years © Reuters/Adnan Abidi India aims to become a nation developed in the next 25 years
by Manoj Kumar
New Delhi (Reuters) - India aims to become a nation developed within 25 years, by adopting supporting strategies for national production In the fields of energy, defense and digital technology, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his speech on Monday on the occasion of India's independence party.
speaking on the 75th anniversary of India's independence from the British colonial regime, Narendra Modi urged young people to "see big" and to give the best of themselves for the cause from the country.
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© Reuters/Adnan Abidi India aims to become a nation developed in the next 25 years
"We must make India a country developed in the next 25 years, in our lifetime," said Narendra Modi, 71 years, wearing a turban in the colors of the Indian flag, in his 75 -minute speech in Hindi.
"This is a great resolution, and we have to work there with all our might".
In the classification of the World Bank, India is currently part of the economies with intermediate income, lower, namely countries whose gross national income per capita is between 1,086 and 4,255 dollars (1,060.86 - 4,156.49 euros). Revenue per capita in high-income countries, such as the United States, amounts to $ 13,205 or more. © Reuters/Adnan Abidi India aims to become a nation developed in the next 25 years
India is the sixth world economy and should experience growth of more than 7% during the current fiscal year ending In March 2023, the highest rate among major economies.
Many experts believe that India could become the third largest world economy by 2050, after the United States and China, even if per capita income, which currently oscillates around 2,100 dollars, could remain low per compared to that of many countries.
With a population of around 1.4 billion inhabitants, India should exceed China and become the most populous country in the world by next year.
(French version Dagmarah Mackos, edited by Kate Entringer)
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