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"true teachers are those who help us think for ourselves.'
- Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishn
Teachers' Day is marked as the birthday of our Nation's greatest teacher, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the 2nd President of India, a profound philosopher, Statesman and an Educationist of exceptional stature and it is celebrated every year throughout the country on 5th September as a symbol of respect towards this eminent Scholar
"Teachers'Day " commemorates the memory of Dr. Radhakrishnan and his notable contribution to the cause of education. On this day we remember the great work of this exemplary person.
The Teacchers' day has been celebrated by the Education Department, KMC at Uttam Mancha from 01.00 p.m. onwards on 5th September, 2018 through lighting of lamp by Sri Sovan Chatterjee, Hon'ble Mayor, Kolkata and Minister-in-Charge, Department of Housing , Fire and Emergency Services, Govt.of West Bengal in presence of Smt. Mala Roy, Hon'ble Chairperson, KMC and Sri Avijit Mukherjee, Hon'ble MMIC(Education) KMC who have presided over the programme. The programme started by laying flower garlands to Dr. Radhakrishnan depicting respect to the great teachers and also to enrich the teachers with his blessings for future growth on different field.
This occasion was also honoured by the gracious presence of Hon'ble MMIC(Parks & Square), Hon'ble MMIC (S&D), Hon'ble MMIC (Bustee Services), Hon'ble Chief Whip, KMC, Chairman, Borough-XI & VIII and Councillors of different Wards.
3 (three) no.of KMCP Schools were felicitated as the best schools and 4 (four) numbers of best teachers were also honoured on the said occasion for their outstanding performance in the field of imparting education.
The occasion was followed by the indigenous performance by Teachers and learners of KMCP Schools and also a cultural programme conducted by Teachers of various KMCP Schools.