Jamshedpur 22nd Aug, 2020: Government of India announced the names of selected teachers for the National Teacher Award 2020 on Friday. For this, 47 teachers have been selected across the country. The names of 153 teachers was sent to the Central Government throughout the country.
The names of 3 teachers of Jharkhand have been selected in which Ishita Dey of Jamshedpur, Smith Kumar Soni of Simdega and Nirupama Kumari of Bokaro will get this year’s National Teacher Award.
President of India, Ram Nath Kovind will honor the teachers on 5th September, 2020. The President will hand over the award to Nirupama Kumari, a teacher at Ramrudra Plus Two High School in C Bokaro, Ishita Dey, Deputy Principal of Tarapore School Agrico, Jamshedpur and Samith Kumar Soni, Principal in-charge of Project Middle School, Banu.
Due to COVID-19, the ceremony will be held online this year.