Shillong (Meghalaya), Sept 4: Madhav Singh a teacher from Alpha English Higher Secondary School, Lumsohdanei, Umling, Ri Bhoi, Meghalaya will one of the 75 selected Awardees who will receive the National Teachers’ Award 2023 from the President of India Smt Droupadi Murmu on Tuesday.
The President of India Smt Droupadi Murmu shall confer the National Teachers’ Award 2023 to 75 selected Awardees on Sept 5 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Every year, India celebrates 5th September, the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, as National Teachers’ Day. The purpose of National Teachers’ Award is to celebrate the unique contribution of teachers in the country and to honor those teachers who, through their commitment and dedication, have not only improved the quality of education but also enriched the lives of their students. Each award carries a certificate of merit, a cash award of Rs. 50,000 and a silver medal.
The awardees would also get an opportunity to interact with the Prime Minister.
The Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Education has been organizing a national level function on Teachers Day every year to confer the National Awards to the best teachers of the country, selected through a rigorous, transparent selection process.
From this year, the ambit of National Teachers’ Award has been expanded to include teachers of Department of Higher Education and Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship. 50 School Teachers, 13 teachers from Higher education and 12 teachers from Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship will be awarded this year.