Prime Minister’s Skill India Mission got a major boost with cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar endorsing the ‘I Support Skill India’ campaign of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE).
MSDE’s ‘I Support Skill India’ campaign is an endeavor to galvanise all stakeholders across states, organisations and industries to bring value and respect to skills and standardise the ecosystem to address human resource requirements across nationally and globally, a release said.
Overall, the Ministry aims to raise the standard of living for many at the lower rung of the pyramid by ensuring better wages and dignity of labour. Elaborating on the relevance of skills and his association with Skill India, Tendulkar stated, “When I was approached for endorsing Skill India, I realised that it is an important component in one’s personal growth that needs to be valued and mastered. We are a young nation and we have the potential in us. We just need to learn a skill that is driven by our passion and turn it into an opportunity for us. Skill India is a big opportunity extended to all. We should avail it to its best.”
SOURCE : PTI