Bharat Nirman Foundation, a non-profit organisation on Sunday awarded over two dozen people from various walks of life for their contributions to the government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative at an event in New Delhi.
A ‘socio-ethical’ fashion show was organised at the event.
According to a statement issued by the organisation, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey attended the event.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his flagship initiative ‘Make in India’ on September 25, 2014, with a clear-cut objective to boost indigenous manufacturing in India and reduce dependency on overseas imports.
The campaign encourages and motivates multi-national and national companies to manufacture their products in India. Devised to transform India into a manufacturing hub, the drive shall also help in generating employment opportunities in the core manufacturing sectors.
(With PTI inputs)