India is celebrating 11th November as the National Education Day

Education has become one of the most important thing of any one’s life. It  is necessary to create an awareness of people responsibilities and willing to contribute to the growth of the nation and as well as well being of society. The devlopment and growth of a country totally depends on the citizens of that country. If the people of the country will literate and educated, the country will definetly progress.
Why education day is celebrated on 11th of November:
Today, on 11th of November 2011, India is celebrating National education day as Government of India, has declared 11th November, the Birth Anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, great freedom fighter and first Union minister of Independent India as the National day.
The Ministry of Human Resource Development, had on September 11, 2008 announced, “The Ministry has decided to commemorate the birthday of this great son of India by recalling his contribution to the cause of education in India. November 11 every year, from 2008 onwards, will be celebrated as the National Education Day, without declaring it a holiday.
Activities during the celebration of National education day:
Educational institutions at all levels across the country will celebrate November 11 as the ‘National Education Day’ by the way of Seminars, symposia, essay-writing, elocution competitions, workshops and rallies with banner cards and slogans on the importance of literacy and nation’s commitment to all aspects of education.
Objective of celebrating National education day:
The objective of celebrating National Education Day should be to strengthen our educational institutions and to raise the quality of education to greater heights. It should be an occasion to remember Maulana Azad’s contribution in laying the foundations of the education system in an independent India as well as to evaluate our current performance in this field. So on this day, all people who are  involved in the field of education should come together to seek ways to advance India’s prestige in the world, as a knowledge society and to focus on how to educate our people.

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