SME Times News Bureau | 30 Oct, 2018
Union Minister of Commerce & Industry Suresh
Prabhu On Tuesday said the services sector can be a game changer in India’s
Speaking at the 14th FICCI Higher
Education Summit 2018 in New Delhi, Prabhu added that as Commerce Minister he
has to ensure that services sector grows as it contributes nearly 2/3 of
He said that Government is striving to enhance
the share of the services sector in total GDP of India and is making all
efforts to achieve that goal. The ten Champion Services Sectors can push
India’s growth in a big way.
Prabhu also said that education plays an
important role in equipping students to utilize new opportunities in this
The Minister said that along with growth in GDP
numbers, employment has also to be taken care of and the services sector can
create more jobs for youth of country.
The Commerce Minister said India has always been
a hub for new ideas and knowledge and the concept of university is not a
creation of modern times. However knowledge has now acquired a global
perspective and learners should develop the capacity to embrace new ideas being
generated in the world.
The Minister stated that the purpose of education
is to equip the learners to deal with the challenging situations developing