Highlights: PM Modi Interacts with School Children on Teacher's Day

800 students and 60 teachers from various schools in Delhi interact with Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, September 4, 2015 on account of teachers' day. This interaction is the second of its kind, where the PM interacts with students across the country who have excelled in various activities. PM interacts with school children from 9 states across India. PM will be interacting from the Manekshaw auditorium (Delhi), who will join them video-conferencing, besides the 800 students present at the venue.


PM at Manekshaw auditorium (Delhi), releases commemorative coin and a circulation coin in honor of Dr Radhakrishnan. The website for Kala Utsav, was also launched to promote art in education.

Key Highlights: PM Modi Interacts With School Kids

The key highlights are as follows:

PM Modi's words to students

  • We do not want our students to be robots.
  • The government has launched a new website to identify the talents of students.
  • Children spend most of their time with teachers than at home.
  • When girls pave their way in the field of sports, the mothers have a huge role to play.

PM Modi's Words To Teachers

  • Not all recognitions can be monetary. Our government is making efforts to recognise the contribution of Teachers.
  • It is not mandatory that only experts can teach, even the most ordinary and poor man can be an inspiration to the students.
  • A true teacher is one who never retires.
  • Teacher's role is very significant in every students life.
  • During the schooling age of a child, teachers' play a vital role and there lies a huge responsibility with them.
  • Dr Abdul Kalam wanted to be remembered as a teacher.
  • There are youth festivals for college students but now we need talent to be fostered among young kids too.
  • Being a teacher is not like any other career. It is something different.

PM Modi Talks About his Life

  • I read many books on Swami Vivekanand, which had a great impact on me.
  • I spent a lot time in the library. You can learn a lot even during a train journey.
  • I have learn't a lot from my teachers.
  • Each one of us have a memory of something our teacher taught us.
  • Sometimes I feel that teachers who write should write about some students who left a mark on them, it will show their involvement
  • Books have influenced my thinking.

PM Modi Words for Teacher's Day

  • This day inspires us to follow a need to be teachers as even the most ordinary man can be a inspiration to many.
  • Time to commemorate 'tapasya' done by teachers who made educated doctors, scientists working for nation building.

PM Modi's Vision About Digital India

  • In the 1000 days we have taken up the effort to give power to 18,000 villages.
  • Digital India is a part of our lives. It is an empowerment tool.

PM Modi: About the Swacch Bharat Campaign

  • There are simple ways, get earthworms and dump them in garbage. Garbage turns into manure: PM Modi on Swachh Bharat campaign.

  • When girls like you develop an app on waste management I'm assured that my nation will reach its goal of a "Swachh Bharat": PM
  • Modi's View About Educational Reformity in the Country

    • Until we go beyond the limited idea of a "degree-job" we wont grow. We need to free ourselves; let ourselves write poetry or create art.
    • Can serve the nation not only by joining the armed forces or being in politics. Several ways to contribute to nation building.
    • India doesn't lack good teachers, it needs to be channelized

    PM Modi's Answers on Student's Question on "recipe for success"

    • There are no short cuts to success.
    • Our outlook towards our failures defines our successes

    PM Modi's Guidance on How to Become a Good Orator

    • We should be a good listener in order to become a good orator, PM
    • Parents shouldn't impose their own dreams on kids, that would mean they don't know what the kids are capable of: PM

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