UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore was invited as a chief guest on the occasion of Teachers' day which was celebrated by the Education Department at Tagore Theatre Tuesday.
Other personalities who were present at the celebrations were Mayor Asha Jaswal, Adviser Parimal Rai, Finance Secretary Ajoy Kumar Sinha, Education Secretary BL Sharma.
During the celebrations 15 teachers were conferred with the state awards and 6 other teachers were awarded with the commendation certificates.
Recipients of the state award included five lecturers, five TGTs, two JBT, one NTT, DPE and a counselor.
Badnore on the occasion said that department is focusing on providing the quality education to the children by constantly improving the education system of the city and by empowering the youth of the state.
“The infrastructure of various schools has been improved and new schools with better facilities have been constructed. Apart from this, model of ‘Extended Schoolʼ has been implemented in government schools at Sector 43 and Sector 49 and cluster-based kitchens have also been introduced,” said Badnore.