Reforms not enough unless they transform economy, society: Modi

New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that reforms alone were not enough unless they transformed the economy and society.

Addressing the second edition of the “Raisina Dialogue”, India`s flagship geo-political conference, Modi also said India’s transformation was not separated from its external contacts.

“In 2014, the people of India ushered in a new normal. Speaking in one voice, they entrusted my government with the mandate to change. Change not just of attitudes but of mindset, change of state from depth to purposeful action, change to take bold decisions,” he said.

“The mandate in which reform would not be enough unless it transforms our economy and society,” said Modi.

“Every day at work, my ‘to-do’ list is guided by the constant drive to reform and transform India for prosperity and security of all Indians,” he said.

–IANS

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