On 22nd October 2010, the Former President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, inaugurated the new campus of the Zydus School for Excellence, Godhavi and also launched the Shiksha Shikshak Jagruti Abhiyan (SSJA), a mentoring programme to empower teachers in the rural communities. SSJA is a joint initiative of the Ramanbhai Foundation, Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA) and the Zydus School for Excellence.
In his inspirational address to over 100 teachers who had come from various parts of Gujarat such as Junagadh, Jamnagar, Amreli, Navsari, Bhavnagar, Kutch, Mundra, Porbandar etc., and students from the Zydus School for Excellence I & II, Dr. Kalam said “What is the creative teacher? Creative teacher means: when the teacher enters the class room, knowledge radiates from the teacher and the purity of the life of the teacher radiates all around. Only then shall the students be empowered educationally and morally with ethics.”