In a letter written to all the
Vice Chancellors of the Universities, UGC (Union Grants Commission) has asked
them to celebrate National Education Day on the 11th Nov’2016. “The
celebrations should comprise of series or events ranging from rallies to
seminars”, the letter said.
UGC secretary Jaspal S Sandhu
said in the letter to all the VCs’ that “Centre has declared 11th November,
the birth anniversary of freedom fighter Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, as the National
UGC said that “National Education
Day should be celebrated by organizing seminars, symposia, essay writing,
workshops & rallies on the importance of education and nation’s commitment to
all aspects of education”.
The UGC letter added that “All
the universities are requested to ensure the celebrations are carried out in it
and in the colleges affiliated to them”.