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Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Isn't Protectionism, But Making India Self-Reliant: Amitabh Kant

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for self-reliance has triggered a discussion about India emerging as a manufacturing superpower, which can rival China eventually. In an exclusive interview to Outlook, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant talks about India’s preparedness, ambition and capabilities.

Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Isn't Protectionism, But Making India Self-Reliant: Amitabh Kant
Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Isn't Protectionism, But Making India Self-Reliant: Amitabh Kant
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2020-06-08T12:11:07+05:30

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for self-reliance along with Union minister Nitin Gadkari’s statement about taking advantage of foreign investors leaving China has triggered a discussion about India emerging as a manufacturing superpower, which can rival China eventually. In an exclusive interview to Saibal Dasgupta and Jyotika Sood, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant talks about India’s preparedness, ambition and capabilities. Edited excerpts:

What are your thoughts about India’s industrial cap­ability in the context of China’s position?

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