On Wednesday, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma claims that earlier politics was seen as a “dirty game” but the situation has ‘changed’ after BJP came into power in 2014 at the centre.
The Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge) Mr. Sharma made the statement during the inauguration of a 3-days International Conference on Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Leadership (2018 ICEIL) in Noida.
60-years-old Mr. Sharma has recalled that he took interest into politics after 25-years of experience in Medicine, even though his family members had suggested against doing it said, “It is a dirty game and nobody has a good opinion about it.”
Mr. Sharma told the source that “Politics and leadership are words which were wrongly mixed, leadership does not mean politics. These words were being wrongly labeled and that is why the dirty game came about.”
“But things changed in 2014, the definitions changed. I am privileged to be working for the first time in Parliament under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with four ministries,” added the Union Minister.
2018 ICEIL is organized by Amity University in association with the Ministry of MSME (Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise) on the concept of “Technology, Innovation, and Value Creation” at the varsity’s campus in Noida.
Mr. Sharma is among the Minister for Culture and Civil Aviation said that “Entrepreneurship, innovation, and leadership are the elements to bring forth the transformational change and development in the world.”
The aim of the International conference is to offer a platform for aspiring entrepreneurs, industry, academic, policy makers and government to come together and promote techno-preneurship, leadership and management practices in SMEs.