“We have identified first 12 sectors and now 8 more, so we have 20 sectors in which Ficci and other associations are very much part of our engagement, where we have identified sectors where India can not only meet own domestic needs but also become globally competitive and become global leader supplying to the world,” he said in a Ficci webinar.
These sectors embrace meals processing, natural farming, agro chemical substances, electronics, industrial equipment, furnishings, leather-based, auto elements and textiles, amongst others.
He additionally highlighted that regardless of having expert carpenters and artisans, India continues to import furnishings.
“Can we not prepare India to become the factory of the world for furniture, can we not build to scale at competitive prices so that the world looks at India, to source from India,” he added.
Further speaking about yoga, the minister said yoga holds big potential for business and younger entrepreneurs because the world is worked up about it.
“But did India really grab the opportunity that the Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) opened up for India. Did we set up 100,000 yoga centres all over the world, did any entrepreneur amongst you or startups thought in terms of the possibilities that yoga offers by planning to train maybe 100,000 or 500,000 yoga teachers who would find an opportunity across the globe,” Goyal famous.
He said one has to take an individual in yoga room for 4 classes solely and for the fifth session, the individual will come “running and then for the rest of his life, he would want to be a yoga participant, that is the power of yoga”.
Cure will not be solely about medication or about visiting hospital or a health care provider for remedy, the massive prospects of yoga as a preventive treatment are identified to many however haven’t been captured as a possibility.
“I do not know whether all of us have failed the nation and the people of India, where despite the Prime Minister with his vision of opening up door, opening up opportunities, for all of us, (we) have not seized the moment,” the minister requested.
He added that post-Covid-19, individuals might not like to go to a medical practitioner for widespread chilly and sicknesses, “so why not look at preventive methods”.
“I do not think all is lost, I still think that if some innovative youngsters plan to take it to the rest of the world, India can become a power house providing this technology and it’s a scientific technology. Every aspect of yoga, every ‘aasan’ teaches you something new,” Goyal said.
Disruption needn’t at all times be technological because it not solely comes out of pc screens, he said including “disruption can come out of a variety of ways. It is for us to see whether we are willing to engage, whether we are willing to offer to the rest of the world India’s traditional strengths”.