33 teachers were awarded by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for their innovative teaching methods in the school classrooms for the academic year 2016-17.
During the ceremony on Monday, state Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Upendra Kushwaha presented the awards to the teachers.
“The contribution of teachers in nation building and liberating generations is unparalleled. Teachers are truly the pride of a nation and have a long lasting impact on learners and in nation building,” newly appointed CBSE chairman Anita Karwal said during the award ceremony.
Vice principals, postgraduate teachers (PGT), head teachers, heads of departments and trained gradutate teachers (TGT) including principals were the recipients of the awards and were from the states of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, New Delhi, Assam, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Kerala and Kuwait.
Each awardee was given a cash prize of 50,000 and a merit certificate.