Chandigarh September 3:The Punjab Government today announced state awards to the sixteen teachers of government and aided schools of the state.Disclosing this here today Dr. Upinderjit Kaur Education and Languages Minister Punjab said that the state awardees were selected strictly on the basis of merit and their superb performance in the field of education by the various sub committees of the department constituted in this regard.
The committees have personally visited the respective schools to judge and enquire about the performance of the teachers who applied for the awards.She said that the suggestions of these sub committees were again scrutinised by the state committee and recommended the ten state awards to secondary teachers. Only six state awardees were selected from elementary teachers who were eligible in the merit above 60 % in their academic achievements.
Giving details Dr. Upinderjit Kaur said that from secondary teachers Ms. Sangita, Lecturer English, Govt. Girls Senior Secondary School Panjgrain Kalan Distt. Faridkot, Dr. Satinder Singh, Lecturer Commerce, Govt. Girls Senior Secondary School (GGSSS), Ferozepur, Gurmeet Singh Lecturer Commerce Govt. Model Senior Secondary School, Kharar, Joginder Kaur Head Mistress, Govt. High School, Muradpura District Amritsar, Harjit Singh Balari Lecturer Economics & Incharge Principal, Govt. Senior Secondary School (GSSS) Issru District Ludhiana, Karnail Singh SS Master, GSSS, Bir Hodla Kalan District Mansa, Rana Preet Kaur Principal. GGSSS, Mandi Gobindgarh District Fatehgarh Sahib, Dr. Kuldeep Singh, Hindi Master & Incharge Principal, GSSS, Reond Kalan District Mansa, Bhupinder Kaur Headmistress, Guru Nanak Mahavidyalya, Sr. Secondary School Ahmedgarh, District Sangrur and Mann Singh Principal Bhai Gurdas GSSS Basarke Gillan Distt. Amritsar would be awarded.
Adding further the Minister said that from elementary schools Amarjit Singh EET Teacher, Govt Elementary School (GES) Bugga Distt. Tarntarn, Amarjit Kaur Bhatti Head Teacher, GES Gopal Nagar Distt. Amaritsar, Gurprit Singh Incharge Head Master, Govt. Middle School Zafarkot Distt. Amritsar, Sarbjit Singh ETT Teacher, GES Jawandpur Distt. Tarntarn and Varinderjeet Kaur Punjabi Mistress, GES Makhewala Distt. Mansa would also be honoured with state awards.
The Minister said that the state awards would be presented to the awardees on Friday 5th September, the Teachers Day, being organised at SAS Nagar (Mohali) at 11 AM. On the occasion S. Sukhbir Singh Badal Member Parliament and President Shiromani Akali Dal would be the Chief Guest and Bibi Harsimrat Kaur Badal would also grace the occasion as a guest of honour.