GDP will reach new heights: NITI Aayog official

The country's economy would grow in the next few years and the GDP would reach a commendable position, a senior official in NITI Aayog said.

"The Indian economy is going to rise in the next few years and the workforce of youth will take the country to new heights," Ramanan Ramanathan, mission director, Atal Innovation Mission and Additional Secretary NITI Aayog, said.

Delivering the Graduation Day address of Sri Krishna College of Technology in Coimbatore, he said the Indian workforce is creating name and fame to the country and also to the globe and GDP of India would reach a commendable position.

The energy of Indian youth is recognised by various countries and lots of changes are taking place in technology and society, which is going to play an innovative role in the future, he said.

Stating that teachers were playing a significant role in shaping the young generations, he said the youth should face the challenges in life and also in workplace.

"India is the greatest country in the world in many aspects. Destiny of the country is decided by the contribution of youth and we should bring out the energy of youth for various useful purposes," Ramanathan said.