He, however, said that for better economic performance, a re-energised manufacturing sector was crucial, and called for “out of box” solutions and technological interventions to handle country’s problems.
After a brief stopover at the Rajkot airport, Mukherjee boarded an IAF helicopter to fly to Somnath near Veraval town in Gir Somnath district.
Mukherjee called the Ignite 2015 awards named after former President APJ Abdul Kalam a ‘fitting tribute’ to his memory and stressed on innovation as the key to economic development.
Centre on Monday issued an advisory that no inconvenience should be caused during visits of dignitaries.
Elector, elected should work together, says Mukherjee
The leaders also objected to the AAP government’s attacks on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The Delhi government is also in talks with several prominent persons, including CEOs and celebrities, to involve them in similar initiatives in government schools.
In June, both L-G Najeeb Jung and the Delhi CM had sought time with the President in order to appraise him about their respective points of view on the confrontation over various postings and transfers.
President Pranab Mukherjee watched ‘Piku’ on Sunday (June 7) at the Rashtrapati Bhavan and loved it.
Bureaucrats who did not wish to be named said issue had gone too far as the Centre was now involved, and sources said that Rajnath Singh might meet the President to discuss the issue Wednesday.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will meet President Pranab Mukherjee tomorrow during which he will take up issues like appointments of bureaucrats by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung.
President Pranab Mukherjee said that it is time to take regional cinema onto a global platform.
President Pranab Mukherjee honoured talent of the Indian film industry at the 62nd National Film Awards.
Mukherjee seeks MPs’ cooperation for smooth conduct in House.
We are not following Anna, we had opposed land ordinance since its inception, says Mayawati