Wasn't as good as NCC cadets, hence, was not selected for parade: PM Modi hails 'Yuva Shakti'

Hailing the immense contribution by the NCC officers and cadets, PM Modi urged them to continue the movement towards digital transactions.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 25 addressed a rally of NCC officers and cadets in the national capital. Starting by congratulating the NCC cadets asserted that the life of an NCC cadet is beyond the uniform, the parade and the camp. He affirmed that the NCC experience provides a sense of mission.

“The NCC experience offers a glimpse of India, India’s strengths and diversities. When I see you, NCC cadets, I feel confident about the future of India. I feel proud of our Yuva Shakti. The role of NCC to further cleanliness has been appreciable,” PM Modi said.

He further asserted that it was not the Kings, emperors, rulers, governments who make a nation, but it was the citizens, youth, farmers, scholars, scientists, Shramiks and saints who make a nation. He hailed the NCC cadets for their effective participation in promoting the digital economy and urged them download the BHIM app to promote digital transactions.

As the 50 day duration to deposit now illegal tenders of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes closes on December 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched ‘Bhim: Bharat Interface for Money’, a real time cashless transaction scheme at the Digi Dhan Mela in Delhi’s Tal Katora Stadium on December 30.

Post the shocking announcement made on November 8 , PM Modi asked 50 days to clean the economy by curbing black money, terrorism and corruption, and slowly took the country towards digital payments.