Divinity of work

NEW DELHI: Based on the wealth of Indian philosophy, the FM invoked the sayings of Lord Basaveshwara, the social reformer and statesman of the twelfth century. Karnataka .

She said that the Prime Minister has been deeply influenced by Basavanna's twin principles of 'Kayakave Kailasa' and 'Dasoha'. The first means that work must be ethical and means more than living for the self. Work, in other words, is worship. Dasoha refers to charity, and implies giving back to society with a sense of humility. PM Modi has often referred to the reforms of Basavanna and said that the holy philosopher had first introduced the concept of parliament and democracy. The FM went on to say that the government allows approximately 10 million young people to take skills training relevant to the industry through Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana . He repeated Kayakave Kailasa's message later, referring to the Start-up India scheme.

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