Skill, reskill and upskill: PM Modi's mantra on World Youth Skills Day
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday addressed the youth of the country on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day and gave them the mantra of "skill, reskill and upskill" to tide over any crisis. Wishing youngsters on the ocassion of World Youth Skills Day, the prime minister said that skill is something which grows with experience and makes people different from others.
"I extend my best wishes to youngsters on World Youth Skill Day today. During this time of orona Pandemic, along with work culture, the nature of job has also changed&the ever-changing new technology has also been affected, but youth is gaining new skills in the changing times.
"Skill is something which we gift to ourselves, which grows with experience. Skill is timeless, it keeps getting better with time. Skill is unique, it makes you different from others," Modi said.
The prime minister also told the youth the difference between knowledge and skills with an easy example.
"Some people always create confusion between knowledge & skill. I say to them that you can read in books & watch on internet how to ride a cycle, this is knowledge but it doesn't guarantee you will be able to ride a cycle. To actually ride a cycle, you need skill," Modi said.
Posted By: Shashikant Sharma