Every year, World Students’ Day is observed on October 15. this day marks the birth anniversary of former President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. in 2021, marks the 90th birth anniversary of the former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam (also known as ‘Missile Man’).
- In 2010, the United Nations Organisation designated the day of October 15th as World Students’ Day to honour the efforts of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.
- In 2010, the United Nations Organisation (UNO) designated 15th October as World Student’s Day to recognize and acknowledge the efforts of Dr Kalam toward education and his students.
Dr APJ Abdul Kalam’s Birth Anniversary
- Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was Born on 15th October 1931 in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu.
- He was an aerospace scientist, educationist, author, eloquent speaker, and a much-loved personality.
- He served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007
- He was called the People’s President.
- Shri Kalam passed away due to cardiac arrest on July 27 in 2015 at IIM Shillong while delivering a lecture.
Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Books
- He authored various notable books including Wings of Fire, India 2020, Ignited Minds, Indomitable Spirit and Transcendence: My Spiritual Experiences with Pramukh Swamiji.
Awards received by APJ Kalam:
- Padma Bhushan
- Padma Vibhushan
- Bharat Ratna
- Veer Savarkar Award
- Ramanujan Award.
World Students’ Day 2022: Quotes
- “The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.” – Robert M. Hutchins
- “The greatest sign of success for a teacher is to be able to say, “The children are now working as if I did not exist.” – Maria Montessori
- Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” – BB King
- “Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant.” – Al D’Amato
- “The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior.” – Marva Collins
- “Spoon feeding, in the long run, teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.” – E. M. Forster
World Students Day 2022: FAQs
Q.1 When International Day of Rural Women is celebrated?
Q.2 Which organization decided to establish World Students’ Day?
Q.3 What is the theme of World Students’ Day 2022?
The World Students’ Day 2022 Theme: ‘Learning for people, planet, prosperity, and peace.
Q.4 When Global Hand Washing day is celebrated by people?
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