Kohima, November 9 (MExN): Nagaland along with the rest of the country will be observing National Education Day under the aegis of Nagaland Education Association (NEA) on November 11 at 11:00 AM at Modern College, Dziiviirii, Kohima.
Vipralhou Kesiezie, member Nagaland Public Service Commission will b the chief guest while keynote address will be delivered by Visiezolie Yashii, publicity & information secretary NEA.
The function will be chaired by Dr. Zavise Rume, president NEA.
Government of India has declared 11th November as the National Education Day in memory of India’s first education minister Maulana Abdul Kalam who served from 15th August 1947 until 2nd February 1958.
Azad was a scholar, freedom fighter, promoter of basic education, education of rural poor, adult literacy, primary education, free and compulsory education for all, diversification of secondary education and vocational training.
National Education Day being observed to spread Education across local and national levels, universal enrolment of elementary education. In US, Education Day was observed nationally as a celebration of hard work, service and commitment to learning in honour of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi
Menachan Mendal efforts for education and sharing for Jews and non-Jews alike. The Day was inaugurated on 18th April 1978 by President Jimmy Carter and since been proclaimed, by the President, annually on the Jewish birthday of Meacham Mendel Schnerson.
World Education Day observed since 2013.
NEA extended invitation to every educationist, educator and teacher at the programme.