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Today's children are nation-builders of tomorrow: PM

Posted on Nov 14, 09:53PM | UNI

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today greeted chidren on the 123rd birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, which is also observed as the Children's Day, calling them the citizens and nation builders of tomorrow.

"Today's children are the citizens and nation builders of tomorrow. We have great expectations from them and hope that they will excel in diverse fields and make the country proud." Stressing on the importance of the health, education and overall development of chidren, Dr Singh mentioned the Integrated Child Development Services approved recently by the government.

The PM also commended the Ministry of Women and Child Development for its child-oriented initiatives.