PM's informal interaction with Awardee Teachers

Published By : Admin | September 4, 2014 | 13:19 IST
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"PM: Teaching is a "jeevan dharm" – way of life. It is not a profession or job"
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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today informally interacted with about 350 awardee teachers at his residence, on the eve of Teachers' Day. In course of the conversation, the Prime Minister remarked that "teaching" is not a profession or job, but a way of life – "jeevan dharm." He said a teacher never retires, and always continues to endeavour to teach the new generation. 

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The teachers participated enthusiastically in the informal interaction, and expressed their views on various aspects of teaching, and what being a good teacher entails.

The Prime Minister said that if a society is to progress, its teachers must always be two steps ahead of time. They need to understand changes happening across the world, and prepare the new generation accordingly by arousing curiosity in them, he added.

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The Prime Minister remarked that when he became Chief Minister of Gujarat for the first time, he had two wishes: to meet his schoolfriends, and to meet all the teachers who had ever taught him. He expressed satisfaction that he had been able to fulfil both these wishes.

The Prime Minister wished the teachers' well in their endeavour to mould the new generation of India. 

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The President of the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (PGA), H.E. Mr. Csaba Korosi called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today.

During the meeting, Mr. Csaba Korosi lauded India’s transformational initiatives for communities, including in the area of water resource management and conservation. Acknowledging India’s efforts towards Reformed Multilateralism, Mr. Csaba Korosi underscored the importance of India being at the forefront of efforts to reform global institutions.

Prime Minister thanked Mr. Csaba Korosi for making India his first bilateral visit since assuming office. He appreciated Mr. Csaba Korosi’s approach based on science and technology to find solutions to global problems. He assured Mr. Csaba Korosi of India’s fullest support to his Presidency initiatives during the 77th UNGA including the UN 2023 Water Conference.

Prime Minister emphasised the importance of reforming the multilateral system, including the UN Security Council, so as to truly reflect contemporary geopolitical realities.