A minimum of 38 teachers and principals from CBSE affiliated schools were on Wednesday awarded for their contribution to school education by Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.
According to CBSE officials, the awards were presented for the year 2019-20 in honour of the teachers and principals for their valuable contribution towards making improvements to school education, innovation and dedication.
“Since 2018, CBSE follows an online selection process. The applicants are evaluated on the basis of general and particular criterion under each and every category and several parameters related to school education and their contribution,” a senior board official said.
“The 38 awardees includes primary and middle level teachers, language teachers, science, social science, physical education, mathematics, economics, IT, fine arts teachers, school counsellors, vice principals and principals,” the official added.
Each and every awardee received a merit certificate, a shawl and a cash prize of Rs 50,000.