Defence Minister Rajnath Singh expressed his belief that India is entering a golden age and making remarkable progress towards becoming a developed nation by 2047, the end of ‘Amrit Kaal’. Speaking at the convocation ceremony of Gopal Narayan Singh University in Bihar’s Rohtas district, he encouraged the country’s young minds to contribute ideas and innovations to support the government’s vision of development.
Rajnath highlighted India’s strong economic growth, citing a report by Morgan Stanley that projected India to become the world’s third-largest economy by 2027. He emphasized the rapid growth of India’s start-up ecosystem, with nearly one lakh start-ups and over 100 unicorns today. Rajnath stressed the importance of connecting with India’s cultural values while pursuing education and urged students to focus on character-building. He called for unity and inclusive progress, highlighting the need to move forward together as a nation. The Defence Minister also encouraged spiritual growth alongside academic development and urged teachers to inspire students with love for lifelong learning.