Hyderabad: Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu today released ‘Modati Patham’, a book written by noted educationist Chukka Ramaiah.
Speaking on the occasion, Venkaiah Naidu congratulated Ramaiah for his efforts in making entry to IITs in the country affordable and accessible to all students, rich and poor alike. He said that Ramaiah’s experiences as a teacher will guide teachers and become a book of reference for them.
The fact that coaching is required to secure a seat in Ramaiah’s institutions is a testimony to the standard of excellence in his institutions, Naidu said.
The Vice President further said that today there is a need to inculcate a sense of pride among students in talking in their own mother tongue, respecting teachers and elders and love for their own country.
He said Chukka Ramaiah has rendered great service to our education system and his students have achieved great success and are in high positions in India and abroad. Naidu also extended birthday wishes to Chukka Ramaih.
Deputy Chief Minister Kadiyam Srihari said that Chukka Ramaiah’s book worked timelessly far to make entry into IITs accessible to all meritorious students. He announced that the Telangana Government would provide the book to all state libraries and see that every teacher has a copy.
Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council ex-Chairman Dr. A. Chakrapani, Telangana Press Academy Chairman A. Narayana, TSPSC Chairman G. Chakrapani were also present. (INN)