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Youths have to be skilled for their future: Vijay Deverakonda

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 Marking Independence Day, a special webinar titled 'The Future Of Skilling' was held on Saturday under the aegis of the Vijay Deverakonda Foundation. The actor spoke on the occasion to drive home the importance of skilling youngsters.

Speaking on the occasion, the 'Fighter' actor said, "If youngsters fail to find livelihood and employment opportunities, there is a danger that they will develop anti-social attitudes. Therefore, to stave off the danger, the government should skill the youngsters so that they find jobs." The actor added, "Only we have the power to take lives in our own hands." He urged youngsters to choose the vocation of their choice and work hard with passion. Deverakonda revealed that his Foundation and production house have so far provided jobs to 50 eligible youngsters.

The webinar was also attended by the Telangana IT Secretary Jayesh Ranjan.