Narendra Modi : stay relevant with skill, re-skill and up-skill
New Delhi : India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, said that the coronavirus pandemic has created new challenges for the world which everyone needs to be prepare for. PM said the ‘Mantra’ to stay relevant in times of coronavirus is to skill, re-skill and up-skill. He was addressing a virtual conclave on World Youth Skill Day 2020 organized by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
In his video address, PM Modi said “Skills is timeless, it keeps getting better with time and it makes people different from others”. He added “In a rapidly changing world, millions of skilled people are needed and that there is huge potential, especially in health services”
The Prime Minister said that the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has started mapping the opportunities being created around the world, so that the youth of the country can get accurate information about the needs of other countries also.
PM said “Skill is something that you learn like making a chair from a piece of wood. You increased the value of the wood by some value addition, and to stay relevant, you need to keep adding stuff to it. But it is important to expand our skill further”
He stated “Skills will help make us self-reliant”
Mr. Modi said the corona crisis has changed the nature of jobs and the world culture. Changing technology has also influenced it.
The Prime Minister urged everyone to wear mask, maintain social distancing and stay safe.