The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today felicitated 22 teachers and principals at the CBSE Teachers Award 2021. The awards were felicitated by Minister of State for Education Annapurna Devito to 22 awardees who are primary, secondary, and senior secondary level teachers.
Referring to the awardees, the minister said, “On this occasion, I extend my heartfelt congratulations to those inspiring teachers who have shown enthusiasm in teaching and learning, have provided excellence in work and innovation. The teachers took their personal efforts in the difficult situations arising out of the COVID-19 situation and the challenges are handled well so that the pandemic does not hinder their students’ learning.”
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The awardee teachers and principals include – Dr. Shiksha (Delhi), Dr. Suchita Raut (Bhopal), Dr Mumindra Kumar Majumdar (Guwahati), Pravin Kumar Mishra (Anand), Chandni Agarwal (Delhi), Harpreet Kaur (Amritsar), Mamta Amarpuri (Delhi), Monika Sachdeva (Delhi), Monika Sidhwani (Delhi), Padma Srinivasan (Delhi), Ritika Anand (Delhi), Sitikanth Pati (Bhubaneswar), Vikram Singh Yaduvanshi (Muscat), Divya Bhatia (Delhi), Madhavi Goswami (Ghaziabad), Monica Chawla (Chandigarh), Reena Rajpal (Delhi), Smarranika Pattnaik (Bhubaneshwar), Sharmila Raheja (Ghaziabad), Sukhpreeet Kaur (AmritsarSunita Singh (Meerut), and Sushmita Kanungo (Prayagraj).
Only a working teacher with at least 10 years of regular teaching experience in CBSE affiliated school(s) and working principals with 10 years of regular teaching experience and 5 years as a principal in CBSE affiliated school(s) were eligible to apply.
The Central Board of Secondary Education instituted the “CBSE Honour for Excellence in Teaching and School Leadership” under the aegis of MoE in the year 2000 to give public recognition to the meritorious services of outstanding teachers of schools affiliated to it. Each award consists of a merit certificate, a shawl and a cash prize of Rs 50,000/-.