Excellent meeting with Nobel Laureate Banerjee: PM

Published: Oct 22, 2019, 2:22 pm IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the country was proud of the accomplishments by Abhijit Banerjee, the 2019 Economics Nobel winner.

Modi interacted with Banerjee on various subjects as the Nobel Laureate called on him this morning. The Prime Minister extended wishes for his future endeavours and termed the meeting ‘excellent’.

Following the meeting,  Modi took to twitter and expressed ,’Excellent meeting with Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee. His passion towards human empowerment is clearly visible. We had a healthy and extensive interaction on various subjects. India is proud of his accomplishments. Wishing him the very best for his future endeavours.’

Recently, Banerjee had assisted the Congress in the NYAY scheme which was aimed at ensuring minimum income guarantee ahead of the General Elections earlier in 2019. (UNI)