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Indians Who Redefined the Education System

There are many educators across the education spectrum, however, not everyone has an exceptional contribution to their name in the field of education. Check the list of a few Indians who redefined the education system.
His books Nitishastra and Arthashastra, consist of a list of sutras that are thought-provoking and essential for a successful life. He was a great teacher and philosopher.
Rabindranath Tagore
He was a staunch believer of outdoor education, prompting students to sit amid natural surroundings to assimilate knowledge and witness the connection with nature.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
He helped bridge the gap between India and the Western countries. To honour his exceptional contribution in the field of education, Sept 5 (his birthday) is observed as Teacher’s Day in India.
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
Known for his practical educational thinking, he was regarded as a visionary who stood up for the integration of modern educational ideas with conventional practices. He had a special heart to always interact, learn and teach students.
Savitribai Phule
Setting up the first women’s school, she advocated the need for female education alongside encouraging the demand for gender equality in education.
Kapil Sibal
The passage of the Right to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009 during his stint as HRD Minister has contributed largely to the education system.
Prof Ved Prakash (Chairman of UGC)
Prakash has helped UGC to evolve as a supervisory organization advising central and state governments on measures necessary to improve higher education in India.
Madan Mohan Malviya
He is a champion of the educational cause in India and established Banaras Hindu University (BHU). The credit of developing elementary education in India majorly goes to him.