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President of India Presents National Awards to Teachers on the Occasion of Teachers’ Day

President of India Presents National Awards to Teachers on the Occasion of Teachers’ Day

The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, the Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Smt. Smriti Irani, the Secretary, Higher Education, MHRD, Shri Ashok Thakur and the Secretary, School Education & Literacy, MHRD, Shri R. Bhattacharya at the presentation of the National Award for Teachers-2013, on the occasion of the ‘Teachers Day’, in New Delhi on September 05, 2014.

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presented National Awards to teachers from across the country at a function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi today (September 5, 2014) on Teachers’ Day.

Speaking on the occasion, the President said that Teachers influence the life of students by being their role models. They are the beacons of light who guide and motivate students throughout their academic life and, many a times, even beyond. India today needs many more competent and willing teachers to dedicate themselves to improving the standard and quality of education being currently imparted. Teachers have a vital role to play in the process of upgrading the quality of education which is a direct consequence and outcome of the quality of teachers.

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