Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu Wednesday said skill development should be a continuous process and innovations must help make people’s lives better.
Addressing a function of an educational institution in Pollachi, Tamil Nadu, Mr.Naidu expressed concern over the rising urban-rural divide and stressed the need to create urban amenities such as educational institutions, uninterrupted electricity, access to drinking water and medical facilities at affordable cost for the benefit of people.
The government of India is extremely sensitive to the dreams and aspirations of young India and is doing everything possible in its power to support, nurture and empower the youth of the country, he added.
Addressing another education Institute in Dindigul, Tamil Nadu, Vice President said that Mahatma Gandhi’s thoughts are of eternal value and would be relevant irrespective of the times. He asked teachers, doctors, engineers and other professionals to take pride and prestige in serving in rural areas.
Meanwhile, the Vice President arrived in Chennai last evening on a two-day visit to the city. He will attend four functions in the city today.