Thursday, 30 October 2014

“I Stand on the Shoulders of Great Students – Birthday Gift to my Students” - Professor M.S.Rao

“A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others.” – Anonymous

Today is my birth anniversary. I received lots of e-mails from my students and some of my ex-students phoned me from various parts of the world greeting on the eve of my birthday. I am touched with their reverence! I am moved with their love and affection! Here are my feelings to share with all of my beloved students:

Many people ask me the reason behind my academic advancement and success. I tell them that I am what I am because of my students. I am what I am because of their love and affection. I am what I am because of their overwhelming continuous support for the last eight years. In fact, I am a small professor standing on the shoulders of giants who are great and passionate students.

My lifetime vision is to build one million students as global leaders by 2030. I often think about my students. I am very passionate about them. Whatever the books I read, it is for my students.  Whatever I learn is for my students.  Every parent wants their children to grow much bigger than them. Similarly, I want my students to grow much smarter and bigger than me. I want them to overtake me in terms of knowledge, experience and success. I consider their success my success. It is a privilege that I have crossed my path with some of the best students in my lifetime.  I am happy that I have made a difference in the lives of students.

It is a privilege to be born in this world. It is an honor to associate the dedicated and passionate students during my lifetime. I thank God for gifting me wonderful life to serve my students. I thank God for giving me the opportunity to read many books in my life. I thank God for giving me rich diversified experience in various areas to share with others. Overall, I am very excited to be born as a human being, and it is an honor to become a professor to share my knowledge with my students.

Once again, I thank all my loving students through social media for their greetings and love and affection.

“In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something less, because passing civilization along from one generation to the next ought to be the highest honor and the highest responsibility anyone could have.” - Lee Iacocca

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  2. Many many happy returns of the day sir.
    I pray to God that u celebrate this day many more times in ur life.
    You r a REAL star for students and I am confidant that u will achieve ur goal by making 1 lakh students as global leaders.

  3. Thanks for your kind words. We will build one million students as global leaders. I am what I am because of passionate students like you.