Teaching must get respect from society: President

New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday greeted teachers on Teachers’ Day, saying “teaching as a profession must receive respect and recognition from society”.

“I express my gratitude to all teachers, across the length and breadth of our country. I extend my greetings and felicitation and wish them every success in their noble endeavours,” Mukherjee said in a statement.

He said Teachers’ Day, which falls on Sep 5, was a special occasion “when we honour our teachers who are practitioners of one of the noblest professions and whose dharma is to impart wisdom.

“Teachers mould the destiny of students and impart wisdom and learning to our future generations.

“An inspired teacher is value-oriented, mission-driven, self-motivated and result-oriented. He links the individual goals of students to national goals and enables them achieve their full potential.”

Appreciating the role of teachers, the president said: “Teaching as a profession must receive respect and recognition from society.

“Teachers must be made to feel that their contribution and devotion to students is appreciated. We must have an environment that fosters creativity and recognizes merit amongst teachers.”

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here