Power ministry officials get dose of energy, 'gyan' from Yuvraj Singh

Addressing senior officers of the Ministries of Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Union Minister Piyush Goyal and Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh motivated them to become  agents of change.

Published: 10th September 2016 05:17 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th September 2016 06:46 AM   |  A+A-

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NEW DELHI: Addressing senior officers of the Ministries of Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines on Friday, Union Minister Piyush Goyal and Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh motivated them to become  agents of change. Goyal, while asking the officers to overcome historical challenges plaguing our system called for shunning status quoism.. “Be a game changer,” he exhorted.

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh meanwhile stressed on the importance of fighting failure and difficult times head on and bouncing back twice as strong in life. He added that criticism is critical in shaping the future course in life. “Criticism can put you down, but teaches you to explore yourself and improve”, said  Singh.

Noting the key role of team spirit, coordination and determination in achieving success, the minister said that success comes from right balance, cohesiveness and unity in the team.

“Work Cross Functional, think beyond these four Ministries and imbibe best practices, novel innovations and ideas so as to perform to the best of your potential,” said Goyal,expressing confidence in the ability of his team.

Congratulating Yuvraj Singh on his contribution towards fighting cancer in the society, the minister requested him to scale up the functions of his charity foundation ‘YouWeCan’, in coordination with government efforts, and help those who do not have the resources to fight the dreadful disease, on a larger scale.

During the sessions, the officers discussed on the institutional and procedural reforms in the Power, Coal, Mining and Renewable Energy sectors.

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