Teach to Transform, Educate to Empower, Learn to Lead: PM Modi salutes teaching community

Teach to Transform, Educate to Empower, Learn to Lead: PM Modi salutes teaching community

New Delhi, September 5: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, on the occasion of Teachers’ Day, wished the teaching community and said that teachers have a central role in realising the dream of a ‘New India’.

He further asked the nation to make the next five years all about ‘teach to transform, educate to empower and learn to lead.’ In a Twitter post, the Prime Minister said, “On Teachers’ Day, I salute the teaching community that is devoted to nurturing minds & spreading the joys of education in society.”

“Teachers have a central role in realising our dream of a ‘New India’ that is driven by cutting edge research & innovation,” he added.

Prime Minister Modi further paid tribute to Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on his birth anniversary and termed him an outstanding teacher and statesman. “My tributes to Dr. S Radhakrishnan, an outstanding teacher and statesman on his birth anniversary.”

Dr. Radhakrishnan, philosopher-author and India’s second president was born on September 5, 1888. It’s in his honour that India celebrates this day as the Teachers’ Day.

(ANI)

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