CMD’S ADRESS ON TEACHER’S DAY- 5th Sept.,2008 Dear distinguished Teachers, Principals , Dr. Kulshrestha, chairman AECS, Dr. Om pal Singh , chairman, local management committee, Mrs Chavan, Secretary, AECS, Members of Governing council& LMC and my dear students, Ladies and gentleman, I am extremely happy to be amongst you on this coveted occasion of teacher’s day. Friends, As you are aware, that we celebrate teacher’s day on 5th Sept. every year throughout the country, to mark the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvapalli RadhaKrishnan, the second president of India, a profound philosopher, statesman and educationalist of exceptional stature. In fact, Teachers day commemorates the memory of Dr. Radhakrishnan and his notable contributions to the cause of education. This day also recall and acknowledge the immense contributions of countless teachers of our nation. Friends, Teacher is an English word and the Sanskrit word for teacher is GURU, which comes from GU and RU. The GU indicates the darkness and RU indicates which removes the darkness. Therefore, a teacher’s role is a torch bearer and pivot of any educational system of younger students. On him rests the failure or the success of the system. If the teachers are well educated and if they are intellectually alive and take keen interest in their responsibility, then only the success is ensured. Teaching, in fact, is not a job, it is an attitude. Teacher is a source of information, a guide, a mentor, a motivator, all at the same time.
Our former honorable president, Dr. APJ Kalam, in his book India2020: “A vision of new millennium” rightly brought out the role of a teacher, Quote “If you are teacher in what ever capacity you have a very special role to play because more than any body else, it is you who are shaping the future generations”
Friends, teacher is the yard stick that measures the achievements and aspirations of the nation. The worth and potentialities of a country get evaluated in and through the work...
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