IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION-Junior English Essays-School Essays Collection

IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION

The word education has its origin in the Greek word `EDUCARE' which means 'to bring out'. When we get rid of our ignorance we became knowledgeable. The soul is 'SATCIT—ANANDA' meaning 'eternal, knowledgeable and blissful. 

Illiteracy is one of the main reasons for poverty. All the developed nations have a high literacy rate. In India, Kerala is the state that has achieved 100% literacy. 

India is becoming rich day by day. It is progressing due to the knowledge sector. The Indians speak good English. Also we are the world leaders in software technology. 

Due to the lack of education people believe in superstitions. It is harmful for the progress of a civilized society. 

India is the largest democracy in the world. It has a majority of middle class people. If the middle class people are educated, they can elect proper leaders to rule them. Then the power will remain with the people and not the leaders. 

Education also provides opportunities for employment.