New Delhi: The ‘mantra’ to stay relevant in times of coronavirus is to skill, re-skill and upskill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday. Addressing a virtual event to mark completion of five years of Skill India mission, he said skill is timeless and it keeps getting better with time and it makes you different from others. Also Read - PM Modi Inaugurates Submarine Optical Fibre Cable Connecting Chennai, Port Blair
He also said that in today’s rapidly changing world, millions of skilled people are needed and there is a huge potential, especially in the health services. “In this time of corona (virus), this question has become even more important. I have only one answer: the mantra to stay relevant is skill, re-skill and upskill,” he said. Also Read - This Congress Leader Was Booked For Posting Doctored Image of PM Modi
Referring to migrant workers who returned to their home states during the coronavirus-induced lockdown, Modi said these people, with a special skill set, have started rejuvenating villages. Also Read - PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana: PM Modi Releases Rs 17,000 Crore to 8.5 Crore Farmers | Details Here
“Someone is painting the school, while someone is building a house with a new design,” he said.