New Delhi [India], Sept 5 (ANI): Teachers have an important responsibility of laying the foundation of future of a child, stated President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday, on the occasion of Teachers' Day, when he received 319 recipients of 'National Awards to Meritorious Teachers.
"It is important that children are taught to be good human beings first and also imbibe values of honesty and integrity in them," he further said.
Speaking on the occasion, the President also congratulated the award winning teachers who had received awards earlier today.
President Kovind also quoted Dr. Radhakrishnan and said, "When we think we know, we cease to learn".
Students from National Bal Bhavan also presented a cultural performance. (ANI)