Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Nirmala Sitharaman Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
We will ensure that the important characters of what make ‘Make in India’ an important flagship programme for PM Modi is given full play for defence production. ‘Make in India’ needs to take over so we benefit from what is manufactured in India and finds an international market.
DRDO should introspect to make themselves more nimble towards innovation.
A new procurement policy had to be brought in 2016. Subsequent to it, procurement has gone up rapidly.
None of us should play party to any corporate warfare. We cannot become pawns in the hands of corporate giants’ warfare to constantly bully the government, to throw misinformation to the public, tell part-truth and part-story to the public.
Shouldn’t India, too, like other countries, protect its national interests?
Major reforms include optimisation of the Signals establishments, restructuring of repair echelons, redeployment of ordnance echelons, better utilisation of supply and transport echelons, besides closure of military farms, and Army postal establishments in peace locations.
Rupee fluctuation is not so significant compared with the other currencies. Fluctuations in currencies has been fairly steady. As the finance minister often says, fluctuation is the new normal.
The BJP does not intend to use Parliament to project Congress’s corruption.
France has been maintaining a very special relationship with India on defence matters.
The challenge we face as a government is meeting expectations – not specific expectations, but the larger expectations: things that need to be changed and that Narendra Modi will do it as though he has a magic wand.
WTO is the only multilateral system in which developed and developing countries sit together at par.
In India, elections happen every year in at least a few states.
I understand that the rupee is fairly market determined.
PM Modi believes in detailed planning through extensive consultation. He is an example as a listener – no interruptions, no urgent phone calls, no distractions; he absorbs every input. He doesn’t hesitate to say he needs more inputs, another round of briefing, or more time to mull over.
People have realised that for want of anything substantial, the Congress is using Rafale to question the government. But people are not responding or reacting positively to them. They’ve had enough of this muck-raking.
A lot of discussions and debates happen in our party. Isn’t it good to have a democratically run party rather than a dynastic one? So obviously, discussions do happen, and they are for the good.
Guess ‘Make in India’ means I have to support India, whether private or public.
There is something different between defence deal and deal in defence.
We value our relationship with U.S.A. and are engaged with them at various levels.
In a multi-party democracy, many issues which you want – or do not want – will be raised. It is for us to make it relevant or not so relevant with our answers.
It’s one thing to get the money apportioned in the budget; the other is to utilise it completely.
Having witnessed first-hand the prowess of the Western Fleet, I am confident that the Indian Navy is fully capable of defending the nation against any form of threat.
Dassault could not progress in the negotiations with HAL because if the aircraft were to be produced in India, a guarantee for the product to be produced was to be given. It is a big ticket item, and the IAF would want the guarantee for the jets. HAL was in no position to give the guarantee.
Even during negotiation with HAL, Dassault felt that the cost with which the HAL will produce will be far higher than the aircraft produced in France. That was the reality.
For me, representing India, as much as I can give, I need reciprocal things to be given to me. If I am willing to offer tariff concessions on goods, I want something to be offered by them to boost India’s services.
We should be proud of the soldiers who laid down their lives for our motherland. We should be proud of them.
A border is a border. I have to be conscious of both my borders. I will also have be conscious of my sea. It is less talked about.
The narrative related to economics is, I think, very well understood even by the common man.
You can’t hold the armed forces responsible for being firm with terrorists. We need to be firm with terrorists.
Post globalisation, the debate has been, ‘How much more are we going to liberalise?’
Many countries which are no longer able to afford their public health systems, which have made certain promises within their countries to purchase from free market or from other economies, are approaching us seeking help with the supply of generic drugs, which is opening a very big room of opportunity for us.
I respect the Forces… but civil services also have a contribution to make. They are there to bridge administration with Forces. They are critical, and I give credit to them. I don’t claim to have done miracles in bridging it, but I have just said the two lines can go parallel.
The government doesn’t go about refuting everything that floats around.
Much to my surprise, not a moment have I been made to feel, ‘Alright, a woman – probably the prime minister wanted to make a token gesture.’ The ease with which people have taken this thought of a woman minister has been a great strength for me and has made my job far easier.
The first thing I have done for the Tejas is that their capacity to annually produce eight aircraft has now been increased to 16. I have doubled it. For which we have given enough support, we have told them that if they need additional space for testing and trials, we are willing to give it.