Gurugram, Nov. 11, 2021 : On the occasion of National Education Day 2021, Apeejay Stya University (ASU) hosted a webinar titled ‘International Labour Market: Imperatives for Indian Education System’. It was conducted by School of Education, in association with National Service Scheme (NSS) and Rotaract Club of ASU.

The session began with a documentary on India’s first education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad from Doordarshan Archives. Talking about Azad’s achievements, the documentary shed light on his thoughts on Hindu-Muslim unity, socio-economic justice, Indian independence and contributions as an education minister.

Following the documentary, Harsh Sah, Director of Community Services, Rotaract Club of Apeejay Stya University Gurugram, welcomed the attendees with a speech.

Highlighting the importance of education, Dr Ananda Pradhan, Head, School of Education, said, “Education is clearly related to development. Maulana Azad realised this very early. It gives me immense pleasure to be part of this webinar.”

Talking about education in India, Pramod Kumar Singh, co-founder, All India Citizens’ Alliance for Progress & Development (AICAPD), said, “It is certainly a great day. When we look back, we see so much hard work that went into building our nation. Education is one area where the nation has come a long way. Indian educational institutions have gained recognition worldwide. It tells us that there is huge scope in this area. The Indian education system has been accepted across the world.”