Defense Minister Rajnath Singh (Photo: Twitter)
New Delhi: From being actively deployed in the world’s highest battlefield Siachen to being appointed on warships, Indian women are breaking the shackles of almost every field by joining the Indian Women Armed Forces. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said this during the convocation ceremony of Integral University in Lucknow on 13 January. Rajnath Singh lauded the success of women in every field including defence, and said that the government believes in providing maximum opportunities to women at par with their male counterparts.
The Defense Minister also mentioned the growing stature of India across the world. He specifically mentioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s diplomacy and India’s growing influence on the global stage, which ensured the safe evacuation of Indian citizens from the conflict-affected areas of Ukraine. Rajnath Singh lauded the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Modi, which has completely transformed India’s image on the world stage to that of a strong nation. India’s views are now carefully listened to in international forums. Kanjhawala Death Case: FSL handed over the report of the accused to the police, 11 policemen suspended for negligence
The Defense Minister highlighted the efforts of the government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as a result of which India has become the fifth largest economy in the world. Singh reiterated the government’s commitment to make India more powerful among the countries of the world.
Rajnath Singh also spoke about the robust digital infrastructure created in the country, which has ensured ease of living for the countrymen. Acknowledging the transformative impact of digital revolution on every aspect in India, he cited the Unique Payments Interface (UPI) as an example and said that in December 2022, about 7.82 billion rupees worth over Rs 12.82 lakh crore will be transacted through UPI. Billion transactions were done. He also discussed about the application of digital and information technology in medical, fintech, education and other sectors. Expressing confidence, the Defense Minister said that these measures and initiatives will make life easier for people even in remote rural areas of the country.
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh stressed on the mantra of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam (the whole world is one family) amidst a large number of students present. He said that this sentence has always been a part of Indian tradition and India has never resorted to any kind of prejudice. The Defense Minister termed the youth as the future of the country. He urged the students to serve the people without any partiality.
Rajnath Singh exhorted the students to continue on the path of lifelong learning. He said that learning always leads to success. Singh said that success and failure go hand in hand in life, but what is most important among all is to learn from failures and prepare a roadmap to deal with them. The Defense Minister said that it is only a positive attitude to face the challenges and a firm determination to move forward that makes someone special. He said that knowledge becomes invaluable when it is used for the good of all. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh called upon the students to contribute to nation building and find new ways to make the world a better place to live in.
defense minister rajnath singhs big statement said from siachen to appointment on warships women are breaking the shackles of every field