16July2019

Andaman Chronicle

The Daily Diary of the Islands

Nominations for National Award for Teachers; Last Date Extended

Port Blair, June 20: The last date for registration of self-nominations for National Award for Teachers-2018 has been extended from June 19 to June 25, 2019 which has to be made on the website of MHRD (www.mhrd.gov.in). Registrations will close at midnight of June 25, 2019.

The Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of School Education & Literacy implements a Scheme of National Awards to Teachers to celebrate the unique contribution of some of the finest teachers in the country and to honor those teachers who through their commitment and industry have not only improved the quality of school education but also enriched the lives of their students.

All school teachers primary/middle/high/higher secondary under schools run by State Govt./UT Administration, local bodies, aided by State Govt./UT Administration, Central Government schools, schools run by Ministry of Defence, schools affiliated to CBSE or CISCE are eligible for consideration for the award.

Normally retired teachers are not eligible for the award but those who have served a part of this calendar year are eligible, educational administrators, inspectors of education, staff of training institutes, teachers/headmaster indulged in tuitions, contractual teachers and shikshamitras are not eligible for the said award.