Ahead of the Foundation Day of the Confederation of Young Leaders (CYL) on 06th April 2021, several Union Ministers, Governors, Chief Ministers, Envoys from 25 nations, Vice-Chancellors and International Organizations lauded the confederation through congratulatory notes and telephonic conversation ahead of the Foundation Day.

Member of Parliament and Prime Minister of India’s Sherpa to the G-20 and G-7 Shri. Suresh Prabhu lauded CYL’s effort and dedication in promoting the best of India’s soft power to the world with young people at its core.

“Heartiest congratulations to the Confederation of Young Leaders (CYL) on their Foundation Day. Keep working in the right direction to boost India’s soft power potential with young people at its core. My best wishes always, dear @shimadrish”, tweeted Shri. Suresh Prabhu on March 25th.

Shri. Suresh Prabhu is a seasoned politician, able administrator, and a true visionary – all rolled into one. Known for his out-of-the-box thinking, Shri Prabhu has scripted several reforms across sectors and effected organizational transformations. A Rajya Sabha MP from Andhra Pradesh, currently he is the Prime Minister’s Sherpa to G7 and G20 summits, drawing up India’s strategies on key issues.

As Union Minister of Commerce and Industry (2017-2019), Shri Prabhu drove policies which helped India register highest ever exports (US $330 bn), besides initiating the development of India’s first ever National e-Commerce Policy. As Union Minister for Civil Aviation (2017-2019), Shri Prabhu was instrumental in the release of India’s first ever National Air Cargo Policy and National Green Aviation Policy. During his tenure as the Union Minister for Railways (2014-2017), he introduced real-time customer complaint resolution mechanism on social media and a host of other customer-friendly measures such as e-catering, water vending and automatic ticket vending machines, besides diversifying Railways’ energy consumption basket to include renewables. As Union Minister for Power (2000-2002), Fertilisers and Chemicals (1999-2000), and Environment and Forests (1998-1999) too, he drove decisions that had far-reaching impacts.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here