National Education Day

Category: Education
National Education Day in India in 2024
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About National Education Day

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Dates of National Education Day
2025 India Tuesday, November 11thNational Education Day
2024 India Monday, November 11thNational Education Day
2023 India Saturday, November 11thNational Education Day
2022 India Friday, November 11thNational Education Day
2021 India Thursday, November 11thNational Education Day
Celebrated on birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first education minister of free India.

National Education Day is an annual observance in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Nooh, the first education minister of independent India, who served from August 15th 1947 until February 2nd 1958.

Azad during his tenure in the Education Ministry promoted research in eastern learning and literature and set up the three academies to develop the fine arts. He also started the work on the compilation of technical terms in Hindi on a large scale.

The purpose of celebrating National Education Day is to strengthen India's educational institutions and to keep raising the quality of education to greater heights. It is also an occasion to remember Maulana Azad’s contribution in laying the foundations of the education system and his work in forming an independent India. 

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