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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi interacting with the awardees of the National Teachers’ Awards, on the eve of Teachers’ Day, in New Delhi on September 04, 2018.

PM interacts with the awardees of National Teachers’ Awards

Newdelhi/9/18::The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today interacted with the awardees of National Teachers’ Awards, 2017 at Lok Kalyan Marg, on the eve of Teachers’ Day. The Union Minister for Human Resource Development Shri Prakash Javadekar, was also present on the occasion.

Prime Minister congratulated the awardees for their efforts towards improving the quality of education in the country. He commended their dedication towards education and for making it their life mantra. He said that a teacher remains a teacher throughout life.

During the interaction, Prime Minister urged the awardees to mobilize the community and to make them an integral part of school development. He also exhorted the teachers to work towards bringing out the inherent strength of students, especially those from poor and rural background.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the awardees of the National Teachers’ Awards, on the eve of Teachers’ Day, in New Delhi on September 04, 2018. The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar is also seen.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the awardees of the National Teachers’ Awards, on the eve of Teachers’ Day

Prime Minister said that the educators should work towards removing the disconnect between the teachers and the students, so that teachers are remembered by the students throughout their life. He also encouraged the teachers to digitally transform their schools and its neighbourhood.

Interacting with the Prime Minister, the awardees narrated their inspirational stories in transforming their schools into centres of learning and excellence. They also thanked the Prime Minister for the new online nomination process and for schemes like Digital India, which is bringing a big qualitative change in school education throughout the country.

This year, the Ministry of Human Resource Development had revised the guidelines for the selection of Teachers for National Awards. The new scheme envisages self-nomination and was inspired by recent innovations in major national awards. The scheme is transparent, fair, and rewards demonstrated excellence and performance.

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