‘Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.’
This prominent statement by Late Dr A P J Abdul Kalam resonates with this school teacher, who dedicated his life to the profession.
But, unlike most, for him, the job of a teacher not only meant financial security but presented a window of substantial social impact.
He is a person who counts his achievements, not in awards or monetary gains, but the achievements of his students.
So, when one of his most devoted and hard-working students was on the verge of losing his dream of becoming a doctor, he could not stay back…