Dr Usha Khare of MP honoured with National Teacher’s Award

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 06 Sep 2018 10:38:55



Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu presented award in New Delhi

Staff Reporter

Dr Usha Khare of Madhya Pradesh has been honoured with National Teachers Award 2017 in New Delhi on Wednesday. Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu presented this award at a programme held at Vigyan Bhavan. Dr Usha Khare received a citation letter, trophy and cash reward of Rs 50,000 in the form of award. Union Minister for Human Resources Development Prakash Javadekar and Union Minister of State Upendra Kushwaha were present on the occasion.

Dr Usha Khare, who has been honoured with the award, is discharging her duties as Principal of the Government Higher Secondary School-Jahangirabad, Bhopal. An e-library has been established by her and has ensured enrollment of girls in the school. Her efforts were also praised by the Prime Minister.

The awardees for this year’s National Teachers Award have been selected under the new revised policy. The selection process has ensured greater transparency and has acknowledged the teaching innovations undertaken by teachers.

A total of 45 teachers from all the States of the country have been honoured with awards for the year 2017.