Start UP India & Stand UP India – Here’s what Modi said (Video)

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In his second Independence Day speech today on 15th August 2015, our prime minister, Shri Narendra Modi gave the country his vision for the future of the country. He also laid down his plans for the year just as he had given the last year. As you may know, Modi’s programmes have had had good success in the last year (Especially Swachha Bharat Abhiyaan and Make in India). While these old programmes will keep giving compounded results over the year, Shri Modi also announced Start Up India and Stand Up India today.

Start Up India as you may have guessed is about encouraging entrepreneurs to start businesses in the country. This is a very important step in our country’s journey towards becoming a manufacturing hub. Here’s what Modi said on the two new programmes: