26 July :- In the last phase of his trip to three African countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took part in the 10th BRICS Summit in South Africa. In this conference PM Modi called for the fourth industrial revolution to share better practices and policies with the BRICS countries.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized the importance of industrial, technology, skill development and multilateral cooperation in improving the world. Modi said at the Johannesburg BRICS summit that the new industrial technology and the digital methods of interaction that are being developed in the world are also opportunities for us and the challenge is also.
After his address, Modi wrote on Twitter, “In the session with fellow BRICS leaders, I shared my views on various issues related to global issues, technology importance, skill development and effective multilateral cooperation to make the world better.
At the session with fellow BRICS leaders, I shared my thoughts on various global issues, the importance of technology, skill development and how effective multilateral cooperation creates a better world. https://t.co/hmKuXxYU3D pic.twitter.com/H5h1SyIhNh
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 26, 2018
Modi said that BRICS countries should think seriously about the outcome of the fourth industrial revolution which has a far-reaching impact on people and economies of different countries.
He said that with the compliance of the law, payment of direct payment to the beneficiaries of social security and government schemes through technology is an example. The PM said that the significance of the fourth industrial revolution will be more of capital.
He said that in the coming time more skills will be needed for employment, as well as the nature of employment will be temporary. Similarly, there will also be changes in industrial production, design and manufacturing process.
PM Modi said that we have to ensure that the speed of change in technology is available in our courses. For this, the curriculum of schools and universities needs to be changed in such a way that the youth can be prepared for future needs.
Let the South Africa host the BRICS conference for the second time. In the BRICS conference, many issues including global issues, international peace and security, global governance and trade related issues were discussed. During this time, the PM met the other BRICS leaders including China’s President Xi Jinping. The BRICS group includes Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.