Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said that the young Odisha is inspired, energised, bereft of any baggage or stigma and ready to go out to create new milestones for society and the nation.
“The youth of Odisha are proving their mettle in skill, in sports, in entrepreneurship and in many diverse sectors,” said Patnaik while speaking at the India Today Mind Rocks event organised at the KIIT Auditorium today.
“In Odisha, more than 40 percent of our population belongs to the age group of 15 to 25. Nationally, half of our youth are below the age of 25. So, these youngsters are the future of our Nation,” he added.
The CM further said that our youth have immense potential and can excel in any field of their own choice.
“Whatever you do in life, your true identity, your true worth as a human being will be reflected when you stand up for your fellow brothers and sisters in society,” he advised the youths.
Patnaik further told the youth that the commitment to bring change in society, the determination to transform lives around you must be a mark of your generation. We are born to serve society.
“My Odisha is transforming at a fast pace united by a sense of empowerment. The youth, the women Odisha are out to serve society and ensure transformation,” he said.
“We all are angels to make this beautiful world more beautiful with a continuous endeavour to make our world a better place to live,” he further stated.
“I am sure; you can, and you will. That is what will unite us with a common thread,” he added.