Anurag Thakur addresses Doaba College convocation, stresses on brain drain prevention
New Delhi: Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Singh Thakur said to save the country’s youth generation from brain drain, we would have to enable them to move towards brain gain.
He said the Government of India has shown the entire world by successfully implementing the ‘Digital India’ program, that is why now more and more financial transactions are being done online or through UPI in the country.
Thakur was addressing the 65th convocation of Doaba College Jalandhar.
The Minister further said after 34 years, the central government has taken a revolutionary step in the fields of Sports, Education, Skill development and regional language education by bringing a new Education Policy.
“Under the ‘Skill India’ program, the youth of the country have been provided with maximum employment opportunities and countless opportunities have been provided to build a good career in the country and abroad by paying special attention to soft skills” he said.
Anurag Singh Thakur, also said today’s era is about Women Empowerment, the biggest proof of which is that women are advancing in every field- especially Education and Sports, that is an ideal picture of today’s changing India.
He said it is a matter of great joy that before it, India’s economy was ranked 11th in the world and now it is amongst top five.
“The people of the country deserve to be congratulated that people from all walks of life, rich and poor, have made the country’s dream of becoming a Digital India a reality through successful digital transactions” he said. (UNI)