Bill Gates, Microsoft Corporation co-founder and Co-Chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, yesterday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Gates, who is on an India visit met PM Modi ahead of government’s think tank Niti Aayog’s initiative to strengthen states.
Bill Gates congratulated him for his bold move to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes.
Gates felt that this move will help boost Indian economy by moving away from a shallow economical system to a transparent one and help fight the black money menace.
Gates hailed the government’s move to demonetise high value denominations while addressing NITI Aayog’s ‘Transforming India’ event.
Gates also praised other initiatives by the government like the ‘Swatch Bharat Abhiyaan’ and ‘Digital India’.