Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Friday hoped that in the next 10-15 years, India will become an economy of $ 10 trillion dollars. He emphasized the need to empower women through financial literacy.

In a national conference on 'Women's empowerment through financial literacy' here, Naidu said that the pace of progress will not catch the momentum unless women are made equal stakeholders in every field, including agriculture.

Naidu said, 'For India to emerge as a top destination for investment and to move towards becoming a $ 10 trillion economy in the next 10-15 years, empowerment of women through financial literacy means a lot and it, Of course, the highest priority should be given.'

 He said that this will happen only when the government, NGO and the Civic Society work collectively in this direction. The Vice President said that women's empowerment through financial literacy is not only necessary for removing gender gap but also creating a more secure future for women. Gender equality should not only concern women but also every citizen.

Referring to the report of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), he said that the Indian economy is expected to grow 7.3 per cent in this financial year and 7.5 per cent in 2020.

The Vice President said, "We are the sixth largest economy in the world and in the next five years we are going to be a $ 5 trillion economy."