The PM released a commemorative coin of Rs 125 and a circular coin of Rs 10 at New Delhi's Manekshaw Auditorium in presence of MoS Finance Jayant Sinha and HRD Minister Smriti Irani.
Dr Radhakrishnan was the second President of India, educationist, teacher and philosopher, on the eve of his birth anniversary. Teachers' Day is celebrated in his memory.
On the eve of his 125th birth anniversary, PM interacted with nearly 800 students and 60 teachers from various schools and with students outside through the video conferencing mode.
Interacting with students in his second Teachers' Day interaction with students, PM Modi said teachers play a big role in students' life. He said teachers have a great responsibility towards shaping the future of children.