Schooling and education play a crucial role in shaping our lives. However, it is not very often that we recognize, applaud and appreciate the institutions and people behind it. Knowledge is power and acknowledging that, North India celebrated it with a mega event at TIMES EDUCATION ICONS 2018-19.This event was organised by Optimal Media Solutions at Constitution Club of India, Delhi. Lamp Lighting was done by Shri Vijay Sampla (Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment).
The recently concluded TIMES EDUCATION ICONS 2018-19 NORTH witnessed participation from more than 150 schools & institutes. These schools & institutes were recognized & felicitated at the event for their contribution in the field of education. The awardees were selected basis the Times School Survey 2018.Prominent educationists from North India were also part of the event. A couple of education institutes from Uttarakhand were felicitated namely Uttaranchal (P.G.) College of Bio-Medical Sciences & Hospital and Saigrace Academy International.
The guest of honor included Shri Vijay Sampla (Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment), Shri Avtar Singh Bhadana (Senior BJP Leader) & Shri Manoj Tiwari (Delhi BJP Chief).
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Manoj Tiwari said: "it is an honour to be part of this noble cause. Education has always been the foremost priority in my life. I extend my heartiest congratulations to the awardees & wish them all the best in their future endeavours."
"We ignite the hearts and not just the minds to spread excellence all around and go for a desired future!" said Ms. Nindiya Saket ,Principal, Manav Rachna International School, Sector 51, Noida.
"Education gives you the wings to fly where even the sky is not the limit" said Ms.Dhriti Malhotra ,Director Principal, Manav Rachna International School, Sector 46 , Gurugram.
"Unflinching pursuits can open the portals of limitless possibilities, believe in yourself and see the magic unfold as aims turn into achievements" said Ms.Mamta Wadhwa, Director Principal, Manav Rachna International School, Sector 14, Faridabad.
"As an educator, strive towards nurturing active learners. Curiosity and willingness to learn together go a long way in shaping ignited minds" said Ms. Arpita Chakraborty, Principal, Manav Rachna International School, Charmwood, Faridabad.
Mrs. Ruchika Sharma, Principal, and Ms. Seema Sharma, School Coordinator from Pragyan School, Greater Noida, said "being felicitated for making Pragyan School a leader in empowering students to optimize the use of resources for conserving the environment and nurturing a generation that can empathise with their not so fortunate brethren of the society"
"The purpose of education is to produce global leaders having highly developed brains with iron muscles and steel nerves, possessing the soul of Mother Teresa sprinkling love and peace in the society with roots attached to Indian values. In short, we aim at "GLOBAL MINDS WITH INDIAN VALUES." said Director R R Khanna & Director Vijay Kumar Gulati from St. Teresa School.
"Empower Today With Teamwork, Conviction, Innovation, Passion, Compassion and Respect For Enlightened Tomorrow" said a representative of The Khaitan School, Noida.
"The function of education is to teach one think intensively and think critically. Intelligence plus character that is the goal of education" said Dr. Manjusha Joshi, Vidya Bharati School, Ghaziabad.