Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India is also a visionary. To make his dream 'Digital India', come true he has initiated new policies to bring about changes in the field of education. As a part of the programme he started interacting with schools children on the eve of Teachers' Day and also made an attempt to reach students through Mann Ki Baat Programme.
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1. 800 students and 60 teachers from various schools in Delhi interact with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, September 4, 2015 on account of Teachers' Day. This interaction is the second of its kind.
2. Interacting with the 350 national awardee teachers, on the eve of Teachers' Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said "Teaching is not a profession but "jeevan dharm" (a way of life) and asked teachers to understand changes happening across the world to prepare the new generation accordingly.
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5. PM Narendra Modi is creating new changes and making effort towards the education department in the country by interacting with school children on September 4, 2015, on the eve of Teacher's Day.
6. Reviewing the progress of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, the government's flagship universal education programme PM Narendra Modi urged each school in India to plan its own targets which it aims to achieve by 2022.
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7. Prime Minister Narendra Modi advised students preparing for board and competitive examinations on his "Mann ki Baat" programme and gave them some tips to perform well.
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8. Prime Minister Narendra Modi handled with aplomb a series of questions put to him by children at an interactive session and said he would like to be a child again and that "the more you work, the more joy you derive".
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9. Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on Indian biologists to motivate school children to pursue a career in stem cell research.During his visit to the Institute for Stem Cell Research at the National Centre for Biological Sciences Modi urged the scientists to interact with schoolchildren and motivate them to build careers in this field.
10. The news that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed that the feasibility of foreign universities entering the education space in India has come as good news for the higher education sector.
11. "Digital connectivity should become as much a basic right as access to school," Modi said while inaugurating the 102nd Indian Science Congress. "Let us also use the internet to bring the best of our scientists in direct contact with our children and our youth, " PM added.
12. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said education was important for progress and development of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region. Releasing a book 'Education of Muslims: An Islamic Perspective of Knowledge and Education - Indian Context' here, Modi said: "Education can become the strength of the entire SAARC region.
13. More than 9.51 crore students in over 8.5 lakh schools watched Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interaction with students on Teachers' Day.
14. Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked students to concentrate on their "present moment" and not on the past or future. Giving tips to students who will be appearing for their Class 10 and 12 examinations starting next week, the prime minister said "live in the present moment... you will certainly do well in the examination."
15. The monthly radio broadcast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi will this time focus on students preparing for board and competitive exams. Giving this information through tweets, Modi invited suggestions and inputs for the 'Mann Ki Baat' radio programme .
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