Govt Teachers in Punjab receives “Life Time Achievement” Award
Government school teachers in Punjab will be felicitated with a ‘Life Time Achievement Award’ in recognition of their contribution to instruction, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said.
The award, carrying a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh, would motivate the teaching fraternity to excel in the area of education by updating their teaching skills and embracing advanced practices, and by developing a bonding between them and students, the Chief Minister said at the launch of ‘Mukh Mantri Vigyan Yatra’.
Badal said his government is enriching the cash award being given to the teachers conferred with state award from the government schools from Rs 10,000 to Rs 25,000 every year.
The Chief Minister asked the Education Minister to put in place a mechanism for timely recruitment.
The Chief Minister asked the pupils to shun the custom of duplication in the tests.
He said that it was incumbent on the part of school teachers and parents to inspire the students to work hard to procure high marks by dint of hard labour.
Emphasizing the initiatives taken by the state government to promote quality education, the Chief Minister stated the Mentoring schools, Maharaja Ranjit Singh school and Mai Bhago Armed Forces Preparatory Schools at Mohali for boys and girls respectively were testimony to state government’s resolution to provide a healthy program to compete with their peers at convent schools in securing profitable jobs not only in civil and defence services but in addition to get profitable employment across the world.