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 will confer the National Teachers’ Award 2023 to 75 selected Awardees at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. From this year, the ambit of the National Teachers’ Award has been expanded to include teachers of the Department of Higher Education and the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. 50 School Teachers, 13 teachers from Higher education, and 12 teachers from the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship will be awarded this year.
The purpose of the National Teachers’ Award is to celebrate the unique contribution of teachers in the country and to honor those teachers who, through their commitment and dedication, have not only improved the quality of education but also enriched the lives of their students. Each award carries a certificate of merit, a cash award of 50 thousand rupees, and a silver medal.