Quotable Quotes

“I would like to congratulate students and Tatas for organizing this essay writing competition. We are simply fascinated by your ideas expressed here. The constitutional promise of equality, liberty and justice can be realized when dreams of young minds are translated into reality. This initiative taken by Tatas to invite the young minds to write about how to build this country and transform socio-economic conditions is extremely welcome, further, getting the young minds to express their views not only in English but also in regional languages. Students should be righteous, truthful and shouldn’t deviate from their conviction to achieve their goals.”
Honourable President of India, Shri. Pranab Kumar Mukherjee’s words during his interaction with Tata Building India School Essay Competition National Winners 2011-12 at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.


“Tata Building India is one initiative which provides a platform for young students to express themselves on issues of National development. I congratulate the winners and Tata for instituting this Initiative.”
Dr E. Sreedharan Metro Man of India's words during his interaction with Tata Building India School Essay Competition National Winners 2010 at Hotel Taj Mahal in New Delhi.


"..Education is a wealth which will remain with these students forever. The efforts taken by the Tata Group to inculcate the sense of nation building is commendable. I appreciate the talent of the winners who participated in this competition and have the capacity to think about the problems and solutions for the country. With such capabilities the students from different parts of the nation will bring about an inclusive growth in the country."
Ms. Pratibha Patil, Former President of India's words during her interaction with the Tata Building India School Essay Competition National Winners 2007-08 at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi


"..the ignited mind of the youth is the most powerful resource on the earth, above the earth & under the earth. India's real heart & soul is her rural population. My dream like many children is to see a corruption-free India by 2020 & one of the best ways it can be achieved is to use 'love'. It is the greatest tool that all of us have, to teach people to be honest in the way they do things & conduct themselves. We need to start at home & if the children can start that themselves, then it will be a big beginning in itself."
Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, Former President of India's words during his interaction with Tata Building India School Essay Competition National Winners 2006 at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi


"Being happy is a basic human need. Youth today have many more opportunities but also much more responsibility. Habits to live by law, being respectful to others' dignity, and integrity to self are important. A Happy Society is one in which you accommodate each other so that it can move forward. 'Marching together' is inclusive growth, with synchronizing of individual efforts".
Honourable Vice President of India, Shri Mohammad Hamid Ansari’s words during his interaction with Tata Building India School Essay Competition National Winners 2009 at his residence in New Delhi

 

"All the students who participated are winners. They make their parents, teachers, school, city and the country proud…. The Tata Building India School Essay Competition has grown and reached out to many students across the country, especially in tier 2, 3 and 4 cities besides some villages. This successful initiative is very much a part of Tata group’s DNA".
Mr. Ronen Sen, Director Tata Sons and former Ambassador of India to the U.S.,

"..The courage in the hearts and minds of these young thinkers along with their noteworthy ability to express their thoughts will go a long way in contributing towards nation's growth."
Anu George IAS, Chennai

"This is a unique initiative from the Tata Group which has come at a point where most young minds require positive direction towards Nation Building."
Justice N. Santosh Hegde, Bangalore

".truly delighted to see the enthusiastic response received from across the country. This initiative from the Tata Ggroup to mold mould the young minds towards a positive direction is truly incredible."
Ms. Grace Pinto, Managing Director - Ryan International Group of Institutions

"..I had a dream of creating my own identity among people & that identity has been given by Tatas through this competition."
Shabeena Khatoon, Student from Lucknow

"would like to thanks Tata Ggroup for organizing such a wonderful competition & invoking the spirit of patriotism in us.."
Anusha Moorthy, Student from Chennai

" I am honoured to meet the president. Because of Tatas we have stepped into a new life."
Tutun Adhikari , Student from Hooghly, West Bengal