When is National Education Day celebrated? Every year 'National Education Day' or National Education Day is celebrated on 11 Nove...

Why National Education Day celebrate ?

When is National Education Day celebrated?

Every year 'National Education Day' or National Education Day is celebrated on 11 November across the country. The main theme of this day in the year 2016 was 'Education for all - good education'.
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad


History of National Education Day:

Legally 'National Education Day' has been started from 11 November 2008. The day is celebrated on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the great freedom fighter of India, renowned educationist and 'Bharat Ratna'.

Introduction of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad:
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad or Abul Kalam Ghulam Muhiuddin was a famous Indian Muslim scholar. He was a poet, writer, journalist and Indian freedom fighter. In the holy Mecca of the Arab country, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was born on 11 November 1888. He was an important politician in the cause of India's independence. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was the 1st Education Minister of independent India.



Important interesting facts related to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad:
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad became the first Education Minister of the country between 15 August 1947 to 2 February 1958.
He was born on 11 November 1888 in Mecca, Saudi Arabia (Mecca of Hejaz Vilaye of the then Ottoman Empire).
He died on 22 February 1958 in Delhi.
He was a writer, poet, journalist and freedom fighter.
He was the President of the Indian National Congress from 1940 to 1945. The establishment of University Grants Commission is one of his notable works.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad played an active role in the Non-Cooperation Movement and the Khilafat Movement.
National Education Institutions of India:
"Shanti Niketan" known AS 'Vishwa Bharati' University is the perfect national education institution of India, founded by Dr. Ravindrath Tagore in 1901 AD. The revival and revolution movements in the country which were initiated against the British rule were their patriarchs Rammohunray, Swami Vivekananda, Swami Dayanand, Arvind Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, etc. Patriots. These great men made significant efforts in the field of education where they presented their original ideas in various fields. Understanding the devastating effects of English education in India, he attempted to Indianize education in accordance with the country's civilization and culture and awakened patriotism among the people by establishing several national education institutions.

Gurukul Kangri of Haridwar, Gujarat Vidyapeeth of Ahmedabad, Kashi Vidyapeeth of Banaras, Shanti Niketan or Vishwa Bharati of Bolpur (West Bengal) were similar national education centers. These great men and these educational institutions established by them had a significant contribution to the Indian national independence movement.


Education for all campaign:


The Central Government started it from the year 2002 with the slogan of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan for all the students of the country from 6 to 14 years of age. Under this, several consecutive training sessions were held for teachers. Outside all primary and secondary schools in all states across the country, a board of compulsory "read-ahead" was put in place to send a message to all the public that the doors of schools to all sections of society Are open. Under this, a provision was made to educate healthy and handicapped children (6 to 14 years) of all religions and castes.


National Education Day


In India, 'National Education Day' is celebrated on 11 November. It is the birthday of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. After the announcement made by the Ministry of Human Resource Development in the year 2008, this day is celebrated every year on November 11 all over India in memory of the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was a great freedom fighter and an eminent educationist. He was the first Education Minister of India. He was also a great poet, writer, and journalist. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad became the youngest president of the Indian National Congress. In the year 1992, Maulana was posthumously awarded the Bharat Ratna. Maulana was great as a human being. He always loved a life of simplicity. He had immense courage and saintlike humanity to overcome hardships.

National Education Day is an important day to show the utility of education for society. Education is the foundation for creating an environment in which people can connect on the ground of mutual friendship and equality. On Moulana Abul Kalam Azad birthday special programs are organized in schools. On the occasion of National Education Day, the central and state governments announce several programs for the improvement and development of education.

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