Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has recently said, "The global supply chain is being rebuilt which has great opportunities for all investors and industry stakeholders in India. In fact, last Saturday, Sitharaman told global industry giants and investors at a roundtable organized by industry body FICCI and the US-India Strategic Forum, "There are a lot of opportunities for all investors and industry stakeholders in our country because of the re-planning of the global supply chain and India's clear-cut leadership.''
Let me tell you all that Sitharaman arrived here late last Friday night after her visit to Washington DC. He attended the annual meetings of the World Bank and the IMF in Washington, DC. In the meantime, he said, "Startup companies in India have grown very fast and now many of them are raising money from the capital market. This year alone, about 16 startups have joined unicorn clubs. Unicorn refers to a valuation of more than a billion dollars. '
The Finance Minister further said, "India has taken full advantage of digitization even in challenging times. On the other hand, the Finance Ministry tweeted, "Financial inclusion is being promoted due to technology in the financial sector. Financial technology companies are playing an important role in this. Let me tell you all that last Saturday Sitharaman also met MasterCard Executive Chairman Ajay Banga and MasterCard Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Michael Miback, FedEx Corporation Chairman and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Raj Subramanian, City CEO Jane Fraser and IBM Chairman and CEO Arvind Krishna, International Business Head of Prudential Finance Inc Scott Slister and Legatam CHIEF Investment Officer Philip Wasileo.