Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the COVID-19 epidemic has changed the “culture” along with the “nature of the job” and emphasized on sharpening skills to remain “relevant” in these testing times.
The Prime Minister said on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day, “This crisis of coronavirus has not only changed the culture, but also the nature of the job. The rapidly changing technology has also made its impact these days.”
“The mantra to stay relevant is – skill, re-skill, and up-skill. Skill – learn a new skill and add value to things. Re-skill – add to your skills every day by learning something new. Sub-skills – Widening “Your skills are improving themselves,” he added while addressing at Digital Conclave.
The digital conclave was organized by the Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
World Youth Skills Day, an event recognized by the United Nations, is celebrated on 15 July each year. It aims to recognize the strategic importance of equipping youth with skills of employment, good work, and entrepreneurship, and highlight the important role of skilled youth in addressing. Current and future global challenges according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).