IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION Education is a social instrument through which man can guide his destiny and shape his future. An uneducated man can not become a part of development. Islam makes it compulsory for every man and woman to get education. in the modern age, nations desirous of progress spend huge amounts on education. Education occupies a fundamental place in the development of a country. IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A COUNTRY There is no concept of progress and development without education. All development countries have high literacy rate. Education is a big source of evolution. It helps mankind to pass through many stages of evolution and reached to the present age of science and technology. * It helped the mankind to conquer the forces of nature on he earth and also explored a number of secrets of space. * It helped the man to understand and protect environment for healthy atmosphere. * It helps to understand the ideology of a nation and also suggests different measures to strengthen this ideology. * It creates love for the state and it is also great source of patriotism, which a helps a nation to get progress. It is a source of understanding the rights and duties of a citizen, which run side y side and without them society can not run smoothly. * It is a big source of developing creative abilities of a person for the betterment of societies. * Economy of any country can not get progress until citizens don’t understand the economic progress of a country. Secondly economy is the base of development and progress. * Through education, more skilled people can be produced who can make the country developed. Mineral wealth of a country contributes a lot for the development of a country. Education helps to explore and use of minerals for national development. * No development is possible without a skillful and trained human resource. Education plays leading role to train human resource. It is the best investment in human resource. * It is very helpful to understand and protect democratic values. Education is the most important technique through which we can solve our problems. For the development and progress of state, education plays leading role.