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President Ram Nath Kovind presents National Awards to 44 teachers

President Ram Nath Kovind said that teachers need to focus on the all-round development of the students. (file)

New Delhi:

President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the National Teacher Award on Sunday 44 teachers from across the country for their contribution in developing innovative methods of teaching.

National level awards are given on Teachers’ Day to celebrate the unique contribution of some of the best teachers of the country and to honor those who through their commitment have not only improved the quality of school education but also their lives. has enriched. student.

Observing that every child has different abilities and talents, the President said that teachers need to focus on the all-round development of the students keeping in mind the different needs and interests of the students.

He said, “Teachers should keep in mind that each student has different abilities, talents and psychology, social structure and background. Hence, they should focus on the all round development of each child according to the needs, interests and abilities of the child. needed.” Online Awards Ceremony.

He said, “It is the duty of teachers to develop interest towards studies in their students. Sensitive teachers can make the future of their students bright by their behaviour, conduct and teaching.”

The National Awards for Teachers were first instituted in 1958 to recognize the excellence and commitment of teachers in shaping the future as well as the minds of the youth. Since the mid-60s, the date of 5 September was fixed for the celebrations due to the birth anniversary of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, former President of India and an eminent educationist.

This award is for providing public recognition to meritorious teachers working in primary and secondary schools.

The online self-enrolment process was followed by a three tier selection process at the district, state and national level for the year 2021.

President Kovind said, “Our education system should be such that our students develop a sense of respect and dedication to the constitutional values ​​and duties of citizens. This should strengthen their love for the country and their role in changing the global scenario. Be aware of it.”

A documentary film on each of the 44 award winning teachers was also screened during the virtual award ceremony.

(Except for the title, this story has not been edited by NB staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

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