NF Bureau: The vision of a ‘New India’ won’t be materialised without building a ‘New Odisha’, said Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at the ‘Dharmapada Dialogue’ in Bhubaneswar yesterday.
The Minister interacted with over 2.5 lakh youths across the length & breadth of Odisha through video conference at the Nua Odisha ‘Dharmapad Dialogue’. He shared his thoughts on the sheer brilliance, skills and intellectual quality of Odia youths.
“PM Modi has envisioned a #NewIndia, but a New India cannot be imagined without making of a #NewOdisha.With the inherent qualities of ‘Dharmapada’, new ideas, new leadership & new energy, Youths of Odisha can lead the state to the pinnacle of development,” he said.
“Dharmapada & Baji Rout, with their courage and skills, are true inspirations for the youth. Odisha is a land of great freedom fighters, rich culture & traditions. Odisha as well as our country cannot witness holistic development without active participation from our youth,” he added.
“There is no dearth of talent in Odisha, specially in the youth. This talent needs to be identified, nurtured, shared & utilised to build a #NewOdisha in order to fulfill the dream of #NewIndia. For this very purpose,the Dharmapada Dialogue was conceptualised in Odisha,” said Dharmendra Pradhan.
At the ‘Dharmapada Dialogue’, Dharmendra Pradhan interacted with young entrepreneur Amarendra Sahu, Flight Lt. Pallavi Mohapatra, Agro-entrepreneur Chittaranjan Mohanty, Co-founder of Gram Samriddhi Trust Vishal Singh & Everest conquering mountaineer Jogabyasa Bhoi.