Students of ICFAI University, Jharkhand honoured their teachers during the Virtual Teachers’ Day function held today. Before staring the program, homage was paid to Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on whose birthday the function is held, Besides, rich tributes were paid to Late Pranab Mukherjee, Former President of India, who started his career as a college teacher and took pride in his teaching career. A variety of cultural programs like Singing, Dancing, Reciting Poems, Letter Plays etc were conducted by the students and alumni of the University, praising the contribution of Teachers to their personal and professional development.
Addressing the students and employees of the University, Prof O R S Rao, Vice-Chancellor of the University said, “While Parents give Life to the children, it is the Teachers that give them a Meaningful Life, by imparting Knowledge and cultivating Character . All of us must be grateful to our respective teachers for “what we are today”. “Teachers should instill curiosity and critical thinking among the students. Besides, all Teachers must have passion for teaching and must teach from their hearts, rather than their minds”, added Prof Rao.
Awards of recognition were presented to the Teachers for their exemplary performance in Key Performance areas. Award for the best performance in Research Publications went to Dr Goutam Tanty . Prof Sumit Sinha and Mr Amar Gupta were given awards of recognition for their contribution to Social Outreach and Digital Support, respectively. The award for the Institution Building for 2019-20 was given to Dr Sudipta Majumdar for his contribution in building Digital Academic Delivery and Brand Building.