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PM Modi speech on coronavirus: Here are the 5 pillars that will help make India self-reliant

Taking about the third pillar, Indian system, PM Modi said, "Our system should be driven by the latest technology."

May 12, 2020 / 10:11 PM IST

Addressing the nation in his 8pm speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a financial package of Rs 20 lakh crore. Besides, he also spoke about self-reliant India. He focused on five pillars which will help in making India self-reliant.

"India has the potential to become self-reliant. But for that, we need to strengthen five pillars —  economy, infrastructure, our system, India's demography and the demand-supply chain," Modi said.

"The first pillar is the Indian economy, which should bring a quantum jump," he said, adding that infrastructure is the second pillar. He also said that nation's infrastructure should be such that it signifies modern India.

Taking about the third pillar, Indian system, he said, "Our system should be driven by the latest technology."