25 Nagas bag ‘Teacher Innovation Award’

25 Nagas bag ‘Teacher Innovation Award’
Awardee teachers from Nagaland with the dignitaries.
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 3/2/2020 10:04:31 AM IST

25 government teachers from Nagaland bagged “national teacher award” for “zero investment innovative ideas” under Zero Investment Innovations for Educational Initiatives (ZIIEI) programme, an initiative of Aurobindo Society and HDFC Bank under the nationwide education transformation programme “Rupantar”.

A press release stated that, the teachers were felicitated by minister of Human Resource Development, government of India, Ramesh Pokhriyal. The programme was attended by minister of Rural Development, government of India, Narendra Singh Tomar and minister of state for HRD, Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre who exhorted the teachers in 3 different sessions. Altogether 800 teachers from all over India were selected for this year’s national award. The most effective best practices chosen every year are published in innovations handbook Navachar Pustika and systematically scaled up to reach thousands of schools in the country.

Out of the 25 teachers selected from Nagaland, 14 awardees including Thejangulie Kirha, GMS Thekrejuma, Shyerhunle Kent, GMS Lerie Chazou, Khrieliebeinuo GMS Merhülietsa, Kekhriengulie Khezhie, GPS Tekhuba, Kedenu Esther Kiso, GPS Kidima, Chubalemla Aier, GMS Officer’s Hill, Adinuo Dzüvichü, GPS Kipfüzha Kigwema,  Neilazonuo Liezietsu, GMS Merhülietsa, Viboto Khanyo, GPS R Khel Viswema, Adzüzie Kense, GMS Botsa, Theyiesanyü Kevin Sote, GHS Khonoma, Vikehietuo Victor, GHS Khonoma, R. Moala Longkumer, GMS Forest Colony, and Lilavati Kivini Kachari, GPS CWSN attended the grand felicitation ceremony at Dogra hall, IIT New Delhi on March 1. 

It may be mentioned that Aurobindo Society, which was founded in 1960 by the mother of Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry India is a global, non-profit NGO working throughout the world. ZIIEI is one of the first and largest ever initiatives of India to honour teachers who are bringing about a change at the grassroots.


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