Modi seeks people's participation for India's development

New Delhi


Minutes after being sworn-in, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday sought people's support and participation for India's journey to newer heights of development.

"As we devote ourselves to take India's development journey to newer heights, we seek your support, blessings and active participation. Together we will script a glorious future for India," said Modi in his message on the upgraded website of the Prime Minister's Office.

The website also featured a photograph of Modi seeking his mother, Hiraben's blessing before leaving for the swearing-in ceremony. The oath-taking ceremony was being telecast live on the website.

"Let us together dream of a strong, developed and inclusive India that actively engages with the global community to strengthen the cause of world peace and development," he added.

"I am a firm believer in the power of technology and social media to communicate with people across the world. I hope this platform creates opportunities to listen, learn and share ones' views," he said, referring to the upgraded website.

Modi said that through the website, he will keep informing the people about innovative initiatives undertaken by his government.

Modi was sworn-in as India's 14 prime minister Monday evening. - IANS