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Skill India to fulfil people’s dreams: Modi


New Delhi, July 15:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday launched the Skill India mission, saying “we want to fulfil dreams of people and we want to do it in a structured way, taking the states together”.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi delivering his address at the reception hosted by US-India Business Council, in Washington DC on September 30, 2014.Speaking after launching the ‘Skill India’ mission on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day, Modi stressed upon giving impetus to entrepreneurship.

Observing that the Skill India mission “is aimed at fulfilling dreams”, the prime minister said: “We want opportunities to increase. That is why we have not restricted ourselves to skills, we have focussed on entrepreneurship.”

Talking about ‘Skill India’, Modi said: “This initiative is not merely to fill pockets but to bring a sense of self-confidence among the poor.” (IANS)