Teachers’ Day: 47 educators to receive National Teachers’ Awards today

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NEW DELHI: On the occasion of Teachers’ day, 47 teachers from across the country are set to receive the National Awards to Teachers given by the Ministry of Education.

President of India Ram Nath Kovind will confer the awards at 11 am today through a live webcast on the ministry’s website.

Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and minister of state (MoS) for education Sanjay Dhotre will also be present at the ceremony.

"The national level awards are given to teachers on Teachers' Day to celebrate the unique contribution of some of the finest teachers in the country and to honour those teachers who through their commitment have not only improved the quality of school education but also enriched the lives of their students," the Ministry of Education said in a statement.

On August 21, the ministry released the list of 47 teachers selected for the national award. This also includes two teachers from the differently-abled category.

The teachers were selected by an independent jury at the national level after reviewing a list of 153 teachers as shortlisted by all the states and Union Territories.

Here is the list of teachers who have been selected for the awards.

  • Manoj Kumar Lakhra, Teacher, Government Sr. Sec. School Bajghera, Gurugram,Haryana

  • Nardev Singh, Lecturer GSSS Biar, Biar, Bijhari, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh

  • Rajinder Kumar,Teacher, Govt. Primary School WaraBhaika, Wara Bhaika, Jaitu, Faridkot, Punjab

  • Surender Singh,Teacher, MCP School, Sarai Pipal Thala-II, Adarsh Nagar, North West Delhi

  • Kewalanand Kandpal, Principal, GHSS Pudkuni, Kapkote, Bageshwar, Uttarakhand

  • Geeta Kumari, Teacher S.K.S. Saruponi Maliyon Ka vas bandra, sar ka par bandra, barmer, Barmer, Rajasthan

  • Sindhu Prabhu Dessai, Principal, Government High School Malkarnem, Malkarnem, Quepem, South Goa, Goa

  • Mahipalsinh Sajjansinh Jetavat, Teacher, Shree Tidana Primary Scool, Tidana, Muli, Surendranagar, Gujarat

  • Prakashchandra Narbheram Suthar, Principal, Kanjeli Primary School, Kanjeli, Vadali, Sabar Kantha, Gujarat

  • Sanjay Kumar Jain, Teacher, GGPS Dunda, Dunda, Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh

  • Mohammad Shahid Ansari, Teacher, Govt. Higher Secondary School Khirsadoh, Khirsadoh, Parasiya, Chindwara, Madhya Pradesh

  • Akhileshwar Pathak, Head Teacher, Middle School Chainpur Bhaiswara, Chainpur Bhaiswara, Garkha, Saran, Bihar

  • Basant Kumar Sahu, Acting Head Teacher, Govt. Upper Primary School, Sarasara, Harabhanga, Boudh, Odisha

  • Tapas Kumar Mohanty, Teacher, Bhima Bhoi School for the Blind, BMC, Khorda, Odisha

  • Misha Ghoshal, Head Teacher, Dhanapati Toto Memorial High School, Totopara, Madarihat -Birpara Block, Alipurduar, West Bengal

  • Kalimul Haque, Head Teacher, Nepalipara Hindi High School, Labourhut, Durgapur Municipal Corporation, Paschim Bardhaman, West Bengal

  • Sunil Kumar, Teacher, Govt. Middle School Jakhar, Upper Primary Tikri, Udhampur, Jammu & Kashmir

  • Rooohi Sultana, Teacher, BMS Kashiporatailbal, Gulab Bagh, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir

  • Sonam Gyaltsan, Head Teacher, Middle School Taknak Sakti, Kharu, Leh - Ladakh

  • Vikas Kumar, Principal, S D Inter College Meerapur, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh

  • Mohammed Ishrat Ali, Head Teacher, P.S.rajwana, Rajwana, Sultanganj, Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh

  • Snehil Pandey, Head Teacher, PS Soharamau Nawabganj Unnao, Soharamau, Nawabganj, Unnao, Uttar Pradesh

  • Jyoti Arora, Principal, Mount Abu Public School, Rohini, B-8, North West Delhi, Delhi

  • Sangeeta Sohni, Teacher, Atomic Energy Central Schools No 4, Mumbai, Anushaktinagar, Mumbai, Maharashtra

  • Sapana Soni, Lecturer, Government Higher Secondary School Jeora- Sirsa Durg, Jeora Sirsa,Durg, Chhattisgarh

  • Saji Kumar VS, Teacher, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Mavelikkara, Alappuzha, Kerala

  • Sudha Painuli, Vice Principal, Eklavya Model Residential School, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

  • Chemmalar Shanmugam, Head Teacher, Kendriya Vidyalaya No.2 Jalahalli AFS (East), Bengaluru

  • Ishita Dey, Vice Principal, Tarapore School, Jamshedpur, Road No. 3 Agrico, East Singhbum, Jharkhand

  • Archana Gurung, Principal, Government Senior Secondary School Jorethang, Daragaon, Jorethang, South Sikkim

  • Lomas Dhungel, Teacher, Government Senior Secondary School Makha, Makha, Rakdong Tintek, East Sikkim

  • Rahul Sankar Chatterjee, Lecturer, Shillong Jail Road Boys Higher Secondary School, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

  • Sanjay Das, Teacher, Tilabazar HS School, Tilabazar, Tripura

  • Goutam Dev Sarma, Teacher, Govt. H.S. and M.P. School Kokrajhar, Kokrajhar, Assam

  • Smith Kumar Soni, Acting Head Teacher, Govt. Middle School Bano (Project Girls H/S Bano), Simdega, Jharkhand

  • Nirupama Kumari, Teacher, Ram Rudra 2 High School Chas Bokaro, Chas, Bokaro, Jharkhand

  • Thankaleta Thankappan, Head Teacher, Govt LVLPS Chavara South, Kollam, Kerala

  • Madhu Babu Asapanna, Teacher, Z.P.High School Kasibugga, Kasibugga, Andhra Pradesh

  • Padma Priya Vummaji, Teacher, Government Nehru Memorial High School, Malakpet, Hyderabad

  • Yakub S. Teacher, Government High School Nada, Nada, Karnataka

  • Surekha Jagannath, Teacher, Government High School Bandarwad, Bandarwad, Karnataka

  • Dhilip S, Teacher, Government Higher Secondary School Sathiyamangalam, sathiyamangalam, Viluppuram, Tamil Nadu

  • Saraswathi R C, Head Mistress, Govt. Girls Hr. Sec. School, Ashoknagar, T.Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

  • Narayan Chandrakant Mangalaram, Teacher, Zhilla Parishad Primary School Gopalwadi, Ahmadnagar, Maharashtra

  • Selvamuthukumaran Rajkumar, Teacher, Indira Gandhi Government High School Katterikuppam, Puducherry

  • Joshi Sudha Gautambhai,Teacher, Secondary School for the blind, Vastrapurahmedabad, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

  • Sant Kumar Sahani, Head Teacher, Upgraded High School Kharmauli, Kharmauli, Bihar

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