The day marks the World Youth Skills Day, on which Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi addressed the nation’s youths on July 15. The day also marks the fifth anniversary of India’s Skill India Mission.
“I extend my best wishes to youngsters on World Youth Skill Day today. During this time of Coronavirus pandemic, along with work culture, the nature of job has also changed and the ever-changing new technology has also been affected, but youth is gaining new skills in the changing times,” said PM Mr. Modi.
During his address to the youth of the nation, PM Mr. Modi stressed on the need to learn and upgrade our skills during the times of the pandemic as these are the demands of the times, we are living in. He said, “Mantra to be relevant is to skill, reskill and upskill.”
He further said, “Skill is something which we gift ourselves, which grows with experience. Skill is timeless, it keeps getting better with time. Skill is unique, it makes you different from others.”
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