Jairam Ramesh Quotes & Sayings

14 most famous Jairam Ramesh quotes and sayings (economist). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Jairam Ramesh Quotes
“I think toilets are more important than temples. No matter how many temples we go to, we are not going to get salvation. We need to give priority to toilets and cleanliness.”
Jairam Ramesh Quotes
“There never is a good time for tough decisions. There will always be an election or something else. You have to pick courage and do it. Governance is about taking tough, even unpopular, decisions.”
Jairam Ramesh Quotes
“WTO is not the forum for labour standards. Next, the U.S. will argue the time zone difference is an unfair competitive advantage enjoyed by India that enables our software engineers to work while the Americans sleep.”
Jairam Ramesh Quotes
“Don't get married in a house where there is no toilet.”
“Industrialisation is necessary. But acquisition is by no means the only avenue through which it can be achieved. The Cochin Airport is a prime example of this. Instead of choosing to acquire the land, the State asked the private parties to negotiate with the landowners directly. The State merely acted as an arbitrator.”
“Elections in India are not contests between personalities. They are ultimately battles involving political parties; promises and pledges that political parties make; the vision and programmes that political parties bring to the table. So although, Modi's style is 'I, me, myself,' I don't think 2014 elections as a Modi versus Rahul contest.”
Jairam Ramesh Quotes
“If there is a Nobel prize for dirt and filth, India will win it, no doubt.”
Jairam Ramesh Quotes
“India needs to be liberated both from the 'high GDP growth hedgehogs' and the 'conservation at all costs hedgehogs.'”
Jairam Ramesh Quotes
“Governments can't keep looking over the shoulder or at the constellation of stars. You have got to do what you have got to do.”
“A country that cannot feed itself cannot have self-pride, and in the mid-'60s 20 percent of all the wheat produced in America came into India. We were agriculturally a basket case. And 15 years later, 20 years later, we have become an agricultural power. This is the famous Green Revolution.”

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