Chandigarh, June 28, 2020: The Punjab Government has directed the teachers to apply online for the National Teachers Award-2019.
Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Education Department said that Director (SS) Mr. Sukhjit Pal Singh has issued an order in this regard to the teachers. He asked them to register themselves on line on http://mhrd.gov.in and http://nationalawardstoteachers.mhrd.gov.in till 6th July , 2020. All school principals, incharge and regular teachers can apply for this award.
According to the spokesperson, a district selection committee would be constituted in each district to evaluate the candidates for this award. The district selection committee will shortlist the names of the three candidates and send them to the state Selection Committee by July21 , 2020. The Chairperson of the state selection committee will be the Secretary Education. Apart from him, the committee will be also includes a representative of the central government, director education (member secretary), director SCERT. (member) and state MIS in charge (technical assistant).
The state selection committee will send the names of the six candidates to the national jury by July 31, 2020. These nominated candidates will present their work / achievements before the jury. The teacher who gets higher marks will be selected for the national award. This time MHRD has been not allotted quota to any state for the National Award.