CBSE to honour students & teachers on National Education Day


N4E Correspondent

Ahmedabad: The National Education Day is celebrated every year on 11th November. The Govt. Of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, has declared 11th November as National Education Day to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, an eminent educationist, a great freedom fighter, and the first Education Minister of India. CBSE has decided to celebrate the day by initiating a new category of Awards that would honour a teacher and a student for their exemplary contribution in the field of ensuring that Education cuts across boundaries, goes beyond and makes a positive difference in the lives of people.

Theme : Joy of Giving

Objective : To acknowledge a teacher and a student who have gone that extra mile to connect with people and have touched the lives of many.

Participants : One teacher and one student nominated by the school who have been involved consistently and extensively in Outreach Programs and are responsible for bringing about a visible change in their area of work. The teacher should have worked for atleast a minimum of two years and the student should have worked for one year continuously and should be class VI or upwards.

Focus Areas : A positive impact on the Society through:

 Work done for the underprivileged

 Work done with children having special needs

 Environmental issues

 Old Age homes

 ICT Literacy

 Any other


1. Registration by the school through the CBSE website on or before 26th October, 2012. The registration can be done online or a copy of the downloaded form can be sent in an email to A scanned copy of the registration form can be sent on email

2. Two teams (a student and a teacher in each team) will be selected from each CBSE region by distinguished panelists on the basis of the details filled in the questionnaire and the digital evidences.

3. The shortlisted teams will be invited to Delhi on 11th November, 2012 for the Final Round of interactions/presentations with eminent panelists

4. The Final Round will consist of a 5 minute presentation on the work done by the school and interaction with the judges.

5. The teams will be awarded in the following three categories for their contribution to the Society, with Certificates to the participants and Cash awards to the school to motivate them

6. The invited schools will be given travelling allowance of IInd class Sleeper fare for the teacher and the student from their place of boarding to Delhi (to and fro). The school will have to make their own stay arrangements in Delhi.

7. For further queries please contact to Mr. Sandeep Sethi, Education officer on 011-23217128 or email at

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