University of Hyderabad (UoH) in association with the National Council for Rural Institute (NCRI) organized an essay writing competition as part of the National Education Day is observed on the birthday anniversary of Moulana Abdul Kalam Azad, the first Union Education Minister of free India and a great statesman. Students from various Schools and Centres participated in the essay writing competition on the topic “Contemporary Issues and Challenges in Quality of Indian Higher Education” at Sir C.V.Raman Auditorium at the UoH Campus.