Ahead of the Teachers’ Day (September 5), Upendra Kushwaha, Minister of State (School Education and Literacy) in India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development, felicitated selected principals and teachers from CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) affiliated schools in the capital on Saturday for their contribution to the field of education.
The Minister said these awards are an acknowledgement of the role and impact of teachers in strengthening future generations.
Commenting upon the technological advancement, the Minister said there can be no replacement of a teacher who imparts knowledge unlike technology which facilitates only information.
Secretary (School Education & Literacy) Dr. Subhash Chandra Khuntia praised the awardees and said that they are the role models for the quality education they have imparted to their students.
Thirty three (33) principals and teachers from across the country and abroad were conferred CBSE award for their innovations in classroom teaching.
The selection of the awardees is based on the academic interest, reputation of a teacher in the community, love for children, perseverance and commitment towards the field of education. The awards consists of a merit certificate, a shawl and a cash prize of Rs. 50,000.
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