Significance Of National Education Day
- November 11 has been commemorated as National Education Day to honour the birth anniversary of independent India's initial education minister, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.
- He also helped to found educational institutions such as Jamia Millia Islamia and IIT Kharagpur.
Various officials have recalled Azad's role in laying the groundwork for the country's robust educational system. The UGC, AICTE, Kharagpur Institute of Higher Education, University Education Commission, and Secondary Education Commission were all established throughout his term.