The birth date of the second President of India, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, 5 September 1888, is celebrated as Teacher's Day since 1962. This festival is traditionally celebrated by India and Nepal, to pay respect to the teachers, expressing gratitude towards the significant duties teachers perform, building up the nation by sharing knowledge, information and wisdom to the next generation.
On this day, here at NMIMS, Mukesh Patel Technology Park (MPTP), Shirpur Campus, a programme for felicitation of teachers was organized. Dr. R S Gaud – Director MPTP, Shirpur inaugurated the function by lighting the lamp of Goddess of knowledge and wisdom Maa Saraswati. During his address, identifying and expressing the significance of the occasion, he pointed out to the combination of three blessed occasions on the same day – Ganesh Chaturthi, Teacher’s day and Honour of Mother Teresa as Saint.
He interactively and effectively conveyed a message that how these three personalities Dr Radhakrishnan, Saint Mother Teresa and Lord Ganesha, can stand our ideal to be followed in terms of performing our jobs and duties observing the fullest of dedication, devotion and determination.
The group of University Student Council Members recited the prayer for teachers. Director, Dr. R S Gaud gave faculty pledge to all faculty members to remind them of their significant duties and responsibilities towards the job as a teacher and towards the responsibilities that the teachers owe towards the multi-faceted development of the students they teach.
During the end of the program Director Dr R. S. Gaud felicitated each faculty member by offering a token of appreciation. All faculty members from MPTP Shirpur were present on this occasion including the Deans of Schools & HoDs of all Departments. Programme ended with vote of thanks to organizers.