President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday honored 44 teachers from across the country with the National Teacher Award for their contribution in developing new ways of teaching. This national level award is given on the occasion of Teacher’s Day to recognize the unique contribution of some of the best teachers in the country and to honor those people who, through their commitment, have not only improved the quality of school education but also changed the lives of their students. also enriched.
Noting that every child has different abilities and talents, the President said that teachers need to focus on the all-round development of the students keeping in mind the different needs and interests of the students. He said during the online award ceremony, “Teachers should pay special attention to the fact that each student has different abilities, talents, psychology, social background and environment. Therefore, emphasis should be laid on the all round development of each individual according to the special needs, interests and abilities of each student.’
The President said, “The primary responsibility of mobilizing the inherent talents of the students lies with the teachers. A good teacher is a personality-builder, a society-builder and a nation-builder.’ Kovind congratulated all the teachers who received the award for their distinguished contribution. He said, ‘Such teachers strengthen my belief that the coming generation is safe in the hands of our qualified teachers. Teachers have a very important place in everyone’s life, people remember their teachers for life. Teachers who teach their students with love and dedication, they always get respect from their students.
The President appealed to the teachers to inspire and enable their students to envision a bright future and acquire the ability to fulfill their aspirations. The National Awards for Teachers were first instituted in 1958 with the objective of recognizing the excellence and commitment of teachers in shaping the future of youth and their intellect.