Rajasthan: The National Education Day day is celebrated across India on November 11 to commemorate the birthday of Bharat Ratna Maulana Abul Kalam Azad born this date in 1888, a great freedom fighter, an eminent educationist and the First Education Minister of Independent India. Azad's thundering lines "Every individual has a right to an education that will enable him to develop his faculties and live a full human life. Such education is the birth right of every citizen" which are excerpts from AIR Broadcast, New Delhi, September 30, 1953 continues to reverberate in everyone's heart. No one has doubt that Information is just bits of data while Knowledge is putting them together and Wisdom is transcending them. Moulana Azad had played a key role in establishing the UGC and Indian Institute of Technology - IIT at Kharagpur which is one among top ranking institutions in India today. Sangam University which finds its roots in ITM Bhilwara established in 2003 celebrated National Education Day by participating in ISTE Workshop on "Aakash for Education" under the National Mission on Education through ICT MHRD Government of India and conducted by IIT Bombay during 10 - 11 November 2012.
The organizing team comprising of Mr Nitin Kothari, Mr
Dharni Dhar Mishra, Mr Rishi Bhatnagar and Mr B L Pareek was led by Mr
Dheeraj Jain of E&C Department. Faculty members and students across
various departments of Sangam - ITM enthusiastically participated in the
proceedings. Prof BR Natarajan President - Vice Chancellor Sangam
University addressed the gathering and urged them to contribute their
very best for educational transformation which is a prerequisite for
economic and social transformation of the nation at large.
Sangam University - ITM also joined the National Education Day event on
11 November 2012 at Vigyan Bhawan in which President of India Sri
Pranab Mukherjee unveiled the Aakash Version 2.0 Tablet in the presence
of Dr. M.M. Pallam Raju, Union Minister of Human Resource Development,
Sh Jitin Prasada and Dr Shashi Tharoor, Ministers of State for Human
Resource Development apart from Dr. Karan Singh, India's designated
Representative to UNESCO, and Ms. Irina Bokova, Director-General UNESCO.
For more details see http://www.sangamuniversity.org
About Sangam University Bhilwara
Institution supported by Sangam Group of Industries which is one among
the top ranking corporates in India today with business interests
spanning textiles, steel, infrastructure, power and energy has been
established by Govt. of Rajasthan Act No. 14 of 2012 incorporated u/s
2(f) of UGC Act 1956. For more details see http://www.sangamuniversity.org