Youth have potential to cater to ever-growing demand for skilled manpower: Pradhan
NEW DELHI: Expressing confidence in the youth of the country, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said with its talented youth, India can cater to the world’s demand for skilled manpower.
‘’India, with its pool of talented youth, has the potential to cater to the ever-growing demand for skilled manpower in the world,’’ he said.
Pradhan attended the Global Skill Summit 2019, held in Ranchi, Jharkhand, organised by the Jharkhand government on Thursday.
Jharkhand is a melting pot, with enormous potential in a myriad sectors like manufacturing and tourism, services, Pradhan said.
‘’The state is blessed with a demographic dividend and an abundance of natural resources. The government’s initiatives and programmes have given wings to people’s hard work and dreams,’’ he said.
Praising Jharkhand government for its achievements in skilling the youth of the state and enabling their employment, he said Jharkhand is poised to scale greater heights under the able leadership of Chief Minister Raghubar Das.
On the occasion, in total 1,06,619 youth of Jharkhand have been given symbolic offer letter for jobs in the private sector surpassing the target of giving jobs to 1,00,000 youth.
Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu was the chief guest in this one day Global Skill Summit, 2019 which was also attended by the Chief Minister.
Dr Neera Yadav, Minister, Higher, Technical Education and Skill Development Department, other senior officials of Jharkhand government, industry leaders, international representatives from 17 countries were also present at the occasion attended by a large number of skilled youth who got job offers.
Murmu in her address wished the selected one lakh youth for the jobs from the state for their success and bright future.
She highlighted the qualities of the youth of Jharkhand as diligent, credible and hard-working. She also said that achieving this ambitious goal of providing jobs to one lakh youth has become possible because of the devotion of skilled and energetic youth of Jharkhand
Das said, “Today, the government of Jharkhand is empowering the youth by providing appropriate skills, making them future-ready. It will make young talent self-reliant. We thank the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship ably led by Pradhan for providing opportunities to the youth to for skill development and making available avenues of jobs.”