New Delhi I Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday launched social networking app Elyments, inspired by Sri-Sri Ravi Shankar, India’s first indigenously social media app developed by more than 1,000 IT professionals.
Speaking at the virtual launch of Elyments mobile App through video conferencing from Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas, the Vice President said the Atm-Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan was aimed at giving a new boost and a quantum jump to the economic potential of the country by strengthening infrastructure, using modern technologies, enriching human resource, and creating robust supply chains.
The Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu today called for creating an ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship to thrive and urged every Indian to adopt Atm-Nirbhar Bharat campaign to transform “Local” India into “Glocal” India.
Appreciating the efforts of more than one thousand IT professionals in creating the indigenous app Elyments, he said the ‘New India’ needs vibrant young thinkers who are willing to experiment and explore. “We should innovate not just imitate. Innovation is the watchword for 21st Century. We have all the ingredients for success. We have pioneers who have built global brands in various sectors”, Naidu asserted.
Expressing his happiness that the app would be available in eight Indian languages, he expressed the hope that it would be made available in all major Indian languages.
The Vice President said such initiatives by Indian tech industry and professionals were truly praiseworthy as they not only demonstrated India’s prowess in technology but also was a step towards Atm-Nirbhar Bharat. “I hope this App would prove to be a good desi alternative to the many foreign Apps being used by the people”.
Dedicating the App to the nation on the occasion of Guru Purnima, the Vice reminded the audience of the crucial role of ‘Gurus’ in this transformation towards Atm-Nirbhar Bharat.
Founder of Art of Living, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravishankar, Chairman, Chairman of GMR Group, Grandhi Mallikarjuna Rao, Yoga Guru, Swami Ramdev, Chairman of Ramoji Group, Ch. Ramoji Rao, Chairman, Sumeru Software Solutions Pvt Ltd, A L Rao and other dignitaries joined the App launch virtually via video conferencing.