Inclusive, Ambitious, Action-Oriented: PM Modi On India’s G20 Presidency — Top Quotes


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that during G20 Presidency that will be hossted by India next year “will be inclusive, ambitious, decisive and action-oriented”, reported news agency ANI. ” In the next one year, it will be our endeavour that G20 works as a global prime mover to give impetus to collective action,” he said speaking during the closing session of G20 Bali Summit 2022.  

Speaking during Session III in the G20 Bali Summit 2022 on Digital Transformation, PM Modi said, “During its G-20 Presidency next year, India will work jointly with G20 partners towards this objective. Principle of “Data for development” will be an integral part of overall theme of our Presidency “One Earth, One Family, One Future.”

Keeping women-led development in priority, here are top quotes by Prime Minister Modi during his address at G20 Bali Summit 2022: 

  • It’s a matter of pride for every Indian as India takes over the presidency of the G20. We will organise G20 meetings in different states and cities in India. Together we will make G20 a catalyst for global change
  • India’s experience of the past few years has shown us that if we make digital architecture inclusive, it can bring about socio-economic transformation. 
  • Last year over 40% of India’s real-time payment transactions took place through UPI. Similarly, we opened 460 mn new bank accounts on basis of digital identity, making India a global leader in financial inclusion today. 
  • But benefits will only be realized when digital access is truly inclusive & its use is really widespread… It is the responsibility of us G-20 leaders that the benefits of digital transformation should not be confined to a small part of the human race
  • In India, we’re making digital access public, but at int’l level, there is still a huge digital divide. Citizens of most developing countries of the world do not have any kind of digital identity. Only 50 countries have digital payment systems. 
  • Last year over 40% of India’s real-time payment transactions took place through UPI. Similarly, we opened 460 mn new bank accounts on basis of digital identity, making India a global leader in financial inclusion today.