How many of you know about the existence of this day? People are not very much aware about the day. Today, we are going to talk in detail about our National Education Day which is being celebrated on 11 November every year since 2008. It marks the birth anniversary of our first education minister of independent India, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. This day is remembered in his memory because he has played the legendary role in the education system. So 11th November is known as National Education Day without holiday on this day. After all it is an education day so students should go to schools and colleges and not enjoy the holiday.
IIT was set up
World known IIT was set up under his leadership. IIT is considered as one of the best engineering colleges of the world. It was this legend’s leadership under which such institutions were set up that if a student gets admission here; it is believed that his or her life is set forever. The level of education is very good in these institutions.
He contributed a lot in education system of India. He highlighted and supported the universal education in India and also girls’ education which was underrated and was not given any importance in previous times. He also contributed in other fields of learning like Sangeet, Kala, etc. of which we have some academies today which were established by him with examples like Sangeet Natak Academy.
As a result of his efforts, he was honored with the highest Indian civilian honor, Bharat Ratna in 1992.
Consequences of his efforts
It is his efforts that attempts are being made to improve the status of education and also of girls’ education. Today you can witness that girls have proved what they can achieve if given equal opportunities in life.
It is celebrated by organizing seminars, workshops, various educational and informational competitions. This day is totally dedicated to education.
New policies are being set up
Facilities for higher education are being set up here in India so that students don’t have to go abroad for higher studies. This way, brain drain can be prevented and students will get better opportunities in their own country.
Aim of the day
The aim of the day is to spread awareness about the education and to make aware of the importance of education. Education plays a very important role in everyone’s life as it helps in better development of the personal externally as well as internally.