PM Modi believes that skill-based gaming does not need regulation and must be allowed to flourish within a legal framework

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized that esports, especially skill-based gaming, should not be regulated to allow it to flourish freely under an organized and legal structure. Speaking with Indian gamers, PM Modi stressed on creating more opportunities for youth in the gaming sector.

PM Modi highlighted that regulation would hinder the growth of the esports industry and limit the career options it can offer to the youth. He urged for a deeper understanding of the gaming world and adapting it to meet the needs of the country.

The Prime Minister expressed his vision for the nation to achieve self-sufficiency by 2047, reducing the dependency on unnecessary government intervention. Gaming creators praised PM Modi’s recognition of skill-based gaming as a creative field, offering a significant boost to the industry.

Participants in the discussion commended the shift in perception towards gaming as a viable career option, thanks to the advancements in the sector. They voiced their support for PM Modi’s initiative to propel the gaming industry forward and serve as an inspiration for others.


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