President Ram Nath Kovind calls upon nation to 'express gratitude' to all teachers
On the eve of Teachers Day 2021, President Ram Nath Kovind has extended warm greetings to all teachers across the country.
President Ram Nath Kovind has extended warm greetings to all teachers across the country on the eve of Teachers’ Day 2021. He called upon the nation to express gratitude to the entire teaching community for its invaluable contribution towards building a strong and prosperous nation.
“On this occasion, let us all express our gratitude to the entire teaching community for its invaluable contribution towards building a strong and prosperous nation,” the President said in his message to the nation.
Pointing out that Teachers’ Day is observed across the country on the birthday of a great educationist, philosopher and former President of India, Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan., the President said, “In Indian tradition, teachers are placed at the same pedestal as God”.
The President also mentioned in the message:
“Teachers’ Day is an occasion when we honour the dedicated services of all the teachers who play a leading role in the intellectual and moral development of our children.
“During the COVID-19 global pandemic, the pedagogy adopted by the teachers also underwent a major change. During lockdown, our teachers accepted every challenge associated with the introduction of online medium of education. They took effective steps to enable uninterrupted education of the students”.