Celebrating National Education Day in CBSE

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Celebrating National Education Day in CBSE

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was a freedom fighter, an eminent educationist and the first union Minister of Education of India. As per a resolution of the Ministry of Human Resource Development dated 11.09.2008 it has been decided to commemorate the birthday of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad as National Education day every year. Accordingly, to highlight the importance of education and nation’s commitment to all aspects of education, this day will celebrated:

v In all CBSE affiliated schools by organizing various activities like Seminars, Symposia, Essay Writing, Elocution Competitions, Workshops, Rallies etc to celebrate this day. A circular (no 46 dated 31.10.2008) is being sent all the schools.

v The current edition of CBSE Heritage Quiz scheduled to begin from 3rd November 2008 will also include appropriate coverage on the life and contributions of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.

v All the offices of CBSE will observe and celebrate this day by organizing week long activities like Essay writing, Discussion & Debates to highlight the percepts and practices of education.


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