Pallam Raju Quotes

There should be more interaction and more confidence building between our various academic institutions just like how there needs to be a confidence building between industry and academics.

Foreign universities have two aspects - content and brand. If we focus on the brand we could lose out on the content. The idea is to focus on the content.

While China succeeded in transferring nearly 150 million people from agriculture to manufacturing we could not do so due to lack of skilled manpower.

Recognising that the future growth of India will depend on greater skill development the National Policy for Skill Development aims to create a skilled workforce of 500 million by 2022.

I think it is very important to build the moral fibre of the youth. Moral education should be part of the curriculum and I will work towards introducing that.

Public-Private Partnership in financing service delivery and provision of workspaces and training of trainers must be promoted to meet the demand and supply gap in the field of skill development.

Developing skills is as important as training. A larger effort is needed to create a skilled workforce with employment potential.

The Indian youth needs to be empowered and it can be done through good education and vocational training.