Lauding children over their participation in the Covid vaccination programme, the prime minister said children have shown their modern and scientific thinking in the vaccination programme as well.
National Girl Child Day is observed in the country on January 24 every year with an objective to provide support and opportunities to the girls.
The statue will be installed under the grand canopy. Earlier canopy had a statue of King George V, which was removed in 1968.
On January 19, Prime Minister Modi invited citizens to share their ideas and suggestions for 'Mann Ki Baat, which will take place on Sunday, January 30.
Paying tributes to Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray on his 96th birth anniversary today, Modi said that he will be remembered forever as an outstanding leader who always stood with the people.
Modi said that for development in aspirational districts, a direct connection between the administration and the public as well as an emotional connection is very important.
The outdoor 216-ft Statue of Equality will be the world's second tallest statue featuring a sitting posture. It is composed of 'panchaloha', a combination of five metals comprising gold, silver, copper, brass, and zinc.
The Prime Minister pointed out that the time of 'Amrit Kaal' is not for dreaming while sleeping, but for fulfilling your resolutions awake. The coming 25 years are the period of utmost hard work, sacrifice, and 'Tapasya'.
Ahead of the Assembly elections in five states, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the extension of the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK) term for three years which was set to expire on March 31, 2022.
The first India-Central Asia Summit is a reflection of India's growing engagement with the Central Asian countries, which are a part of India's "extended neighbourhood , the MEA said.
The specialised task force was raised in January 19, 2006, to respond to the natural calamity or man made disaster.
The Prime Minister underlined that India always advocates growth, which should be green, clean, sustainable and reliable.
The caller warned the top court judges to refrain from hearing the PIL seeking a probe into the security breach on the ground that the Supreme Court has not been able to punish the culprits of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
Recalling the concept of the current decade as the 'techade' of India, the Prime Minister listed three important aspects of the massive changes that the government is making in this decade to strengthen the innovation, entrepreneurship, and startup ecosystem.
Referring to a presentation on the theme of 'Vocal for Local and Virtual Tourism' by an entrepreneur from Jaipur during the virtual interaction, Modi appealed to him and his friends, "Coinciding with the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, why not hold a virtual competition for schools and college students from across India?"