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President Droupadi Murmu confers National Awards to distinguished teachers on occasion of Teacher’s day

Updated: September 5, 2022 2:00 pm

Teachers’ Day is being celebrated throughout the country today. The day is celebrated on the birth anniversary of educationist and former President Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

President Droupadi Murmu has said that education in mother tongue is the cornerstone of inspiring talents in the students and New Education policy 2020, puts focus on this aspect. She said this while conferring the National Awards to 46 selected teachers on the occasion of Teachers’ Day in New Delhi today. The President said that teachers not only teach subjects, but also help students learn to struggle through various challenges in life. She also recalled her teachers and paid her respects to them for teaching her through many struggles.

The Education Ministry has been organising a national level function on this day every year to confer the National Awards to the best teachers of the country. The selection is done through a transparent and online three stage selection process. The purpose of National Awards is to celebrate the unique contribution of teachers in the country and to honour 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.

President Droupadi Murmu has greeted teachers across the country on the occasion of Teachers’ Day. In a message, Ms Murmu said the teachers are continuously trying to improve their capabilities and proficiency through new research, experiments and innovations. The President expressed confidence that the efforts of the teachers will help the country to achieve new heights in the field of education.

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