He also paid tributes to Sammakka-Sarakka and recalled the spirit of unity and valour they personify.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch ‘Viksit Bharat @2047: Voice of Youth’ on Monday via video conferencing.
The prime minister will also address the vice-chancellors of universities, heads of institutes and faculty members in workshops organised at Raj Bhawans across the country, which will symbolise the start of the initiative, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said in a statement on Sunday.
Modi’s vision is to actively involve the youth of the country in formulation of national plans, priorities and goals of the country, the statement said.
“In line with this vision, ‘Viksit Bharat @2047: Voice of Youth’ initiative will provide a platform to the youth of the country to contribute ideas to the vision of Viksit Bharat @2047,” the PMO said.
The workshops will be a key step towards initiating the process of engaging youth to share their ideas and suggestions for Viksit Bharat @2047, it said.
Viksit Bharat@2047 is the vision to make India a developed nation by 2047, the 100th year of its independence. The vision encompasses various aspects of development, including economic growth, social progress, environmental sustainability, and good governance, among others.