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Singapore Dy PM Asks India To Shed The Culture Of Accepting Mediocrity via @swarajyamag

Singapore Dy PM Asks India To Shed The Culture Of Accepting Mediocrity via @swarajyamag

The following are the notable highlights of his speech: 1. The Deputy Prime Minister agreed with the words of PM Modi that India needs ‘rapid transformation and not gradual evolution’. 2. Shanmugaratnam said that India is in two races at the moment: one is a race against demography and another against intelligent machines. India needs to think and make an in-depth examination of the phenomenon of using Artificial Intelligence in governance, given the scale and numbers that need to be gainfully employed in the country. Doing that will ensure higher productivity and higher income for the country. 3. He urged India to move with urgency to achieve its potential. In his words, ‘8-10 percent growth rate is not a luxury, it will merely get India about 70 percent of the per capita income of China in 20 years’ time.’ 4. Shanmugaratnam also spoke about the need for disciplined dynam...

Full article: http://swarajyamag.com/ideas/singapore-dy-pm-asks-india-t...

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