Mumbai: India’s Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi launched the ‘PM Vishwakarma Scheme’ PM Vishwakarma logo, tagline and portal for traditional artisans and craftspeople on the occasion of Vishwakarma Jayanti on 17th September.
The Prime Minister acknowledged the contribution of the Shramiks and Vishwakarmas in the construction of the India International Convention and Expo Centre (Yashobhoomi). “Today I dedicate ‘Yashobhoomi’ to every worker of the country, to every Vishwakarma”, he said. He told the Vishwakarmas linked with today’s program that ‘Yashobhoomi’ is going to be a vibrant centre connecting their creations with the world and global markets.
“The Viksit Bharat of today is crafting a new identity for itself in every sector”, the Prime Minister said referring to the Bharat Mandapam which had become a topic of discussion across the world and stated that Yashobhoomi furthered this tradition with greater magnificence. “The message from Yashobhoomi is loud and clear. Any event that takes place here will attain success and fame”, Mr. Modi emphasised. He further added that Yashobhoomi will become a medium for showcasing the India of the future.
Noting the inauguration of historic launch of Vishwakarma Yojana in his speech, Mr. Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Textiles, said that the Prime Minister has recognised the hard work of our artisans and the scheme will honour and strengthen them.