National Education Day  is celebrated every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of independent India’s first education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.

Azad was a reformer and freedom fighter who valued education. He was Minister of Education from August 15, 1947 to February 2, 1958, when the UGC, AICTE, Kharagpur Institute of higher education, Secondary education commission, and University education commission were founded. Azad helped create Jamia Millia Islamia and IIT Kharagpur.

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is celebrated in schools by conducting various interesting and informative seminars, symposia, essay writing, rallies, etc. Students and teachers come together to raise awareness about the importance of literacy and the nation's commitment to all aspects of education.


National Education Day

The Ministry of Human Resource Development sets a different theme for National Education Day every year. The theme of this year is "Changing Course, Transforming Education." This theme indicates that there is a need of reforming the education system and make it adaptable to the current times.

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