President Confers National Award to Teachers on Teachers Day

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President Confers National Award to Teachers on Teachers Day
The President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind virtually presents the National Award to Teachers 2021, on the occasion of Teachers’ Day, in New Delhi on September 05, 2021. The Union Minister for Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan and other dignitaries are also seen.

September 5

President of India Ram Nath Kovind honoured 44 teachers from across the country on the occasion of Teachers’ Day.

Speaking at a virtual award ceremony on Sunday, President said, ‘the primary responsibility of combining the inherent talents of the students lies with the teachers; a good teacher is a personality-builder, a society-builder, and a nation-builder’.

Congratulating all the teachers who received the award for their distinguished contributions, President said, ‘ Such teachers strengthen his belief that the future generation is safe in the hands of our well-qualified teachers’.

President said, ‘Teachers have a very important place in everyone’s life. People remember their teachers life-long. Teachers who nurture their students with affection and devotion always get respect from their students’.

The President urged teachers to inspire and enable their students to envision a golden future and acquire aptitude to fulfill their aspirations.

He said, ‘it is the duty of teachers to inculcate interest in studies in their students. Sensitive teachers can shape the future of students by their behavior, conduct and teaching’.

The President said that for the last one and a half years, the whole world is going through a crisis caused by the Corona pandemic. In this situation, even when all the schools and colleges were closed, teachers did not allow the education of the children to stop.

For this, the teachers learned to use digital platforms in a very short time and continued the education process. He noted that some teachers have developed remarkable infrastructure in schools with their hard work and dedication.

He appreciated such dedicated teachers and expressed hope that the entire teacher community would keep on changing their teaching method according to the changing circumstances.

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The President said that the National Education Policy, implemented last year, has set an ambitious objective of establishing India as a global knowledge super-power. We have to provide such education to the students which would be helpful in building a just society based on knowledge.

Our education system should be such that students develop commitment to the constitutional values ​​and fundamental duties, strengthen patriotic feeling, and make them aware of their role in the changing global scenario.

The Union Minister for Education, Dharmendra Pradhan delivered the welcome address while the Minister of State for Education, Smt Annpurna Devi gave the Vote of Thanks.

 

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