Chandigarh, July 5 (MNN) The Punjab government on Monday extended till July 10 the filing of online applications by teachers for the National Teacher Award-2021.
An Education Department official said that all school principals and incharges and regular teachers can apply for the award on nationalawardstoteachers.mhrd.gov.in till July 10.
District selection committees have been constituted in all Punjab districts to evaluate candidates for this award. Each district selection committee will shortlist three candidates and forward them to the state selection committee by July 21, 2021.
Punjab School Education Department Secretary will be Chairperson of the state committee, also comprising representative of the Indian government, Director Education (Member-Secretary), SCERT Director (Member) and state MIS incharge (Technical Assistant).
The state panel will send the names of six candidates to the national jury.
These nominated candidates will present their works and other achievements before the jury.
The teacher who gets higher marks will be selected for the National Award. This time MHRD has not allotted quota to any state for the same.