Marking the World Youth Skills Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the digital conclave and asked the youth to follow a new mantra so that they can be empowered during the crisis.
PM Modi said the biggest strength possessed by the millennial youth is the talent of acquiring new skills and said World Youth Skills Day is dedicated to the skills of the youth.
PM Modi maintained that Skill, re-skill, and upskill is the crucial mantra for the youth in the country as the ongoing pandemic has changed the very nature of the jobs in India.
He stressed the importance of possessing skills and said learning skills, in turn, help the people to earn jobs. Modi opined that with this, people can also help others and said learning skills is like a value addition.
This digital conclave was organized by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship as this is the fifth anniversary of the Skill India Mission. The United Nations too recognized the World Youth Skills Day event which is celebrated on the 15th of July annually.