DoSE notifies on national awards for teachers
Dimapur, June 1 (EMN): Directorate of School Education has informed that the ‘National awards for teachers’ web portal for online self-nomination by teachers http://nationalawardstoteachers.education.gov.in has been opened from Tuesday. The last date for submission of self-nomination by eligible teachers has been set on June 20.
Conditions of eligibility of teachers for consideration for the awards:
School teachers and heads of schools working in recognised primary/ middle/ high/ higher secondary schools under the following categories:
a. Schools run by state government/ UTs administration, schools run by local bodies, schools aided by state government and UT administration.
b. Central government schools such Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs), Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs), Sainik Schools run by Ministry of Defence (MoD), schools run by Atomic Energy Education Society (AEES) and Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) run by Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
c. Schools affiliated to the central board of secondary education (CBSE) (other than those at (a) and (b) above).
d. Schools affiliated to Council for Indian Schools Certificate Examination (CISCE) (Other than those at (a), (b) and (c) above).
It stated that retired teachers would not be eligible for the award but those teachers who have served a part of the calendar year (at least for four months i.e. upto April 30 in the year to which national awards relate) may be considered if they fulfil all other conditions.
It added that educational administrators, inspectors of education, and staff of training institutes are not eligible for the awards.
It stated that the teacher/ headmaster should not have indulged in tuitions.
Only regular teachers and heads of schools are eligible and contractual teachers and Shiksha Mitras would not be eligible.
Teachers who have contributed for the improvement of quality of education through their commitment and industry and also enriched the lives of their students are encouraged to submit self-nominations before the prescribed last date of submission. All concerned are asked to visit the web portal for further information.