State and commendation awards to teachers for 2020 announced by Education Dept

Gangtok, August 30: Education Department, Government of Sikkim has finalized the names of 23 best performing teachers for conferment of Commendation Awards (15) and State Awards (08) for the year 2020. There are 15 Commendation Awards and 08 State Awards for this year. The purpose of Commendation Awards and State Awards is to celebrate the […] The post State and commendation awards to teachers for 2020 announced by Education Dept appeared first on The Sikkim Chronicle - Sikkim News.

State and commendation awards to teachers for 2020 announced by Education Dept

Gangtok, August 30: Education Department, Government of Sikkim has finalized the names of 23 best performing teachers for conferment of Commendation Awards (15) and State Awards (08) for the year 2020. There are 15 Commendation Awards and 08 State Awards for this year.

The purpose of Commendation Awards and State Awards is to celebrate the consummate efforts, relentless commitment and unique contribution of some of the finest teachers in the State and to honour them who, through their commitment and industry, have not only improved the quality of education but also enriched the life of the students. The State Award carries a certificate with a cash prize of ₹ 50,000 and the Commendation Award carries a certificate with a cash prize of ₹ 25,000.

As has already been announced that due to the current pandemic situation in the State and the nation, the celebration of Teachers’ Day on September 05 will not take place in the manner as was done in earlier. The celebration this year will be in virtual mode only. Conferment of these awards will take place at a later date in a suitable event and the date for such an event will be communicated once decided.

The Hon’ble Chief Minister Sri PS Tamang has congratulated all the awardees and has further mentioned that because of the hard work and outstanding performance of such dedicated and committed teachers, the State of Sikkim is able to perform better in the education sector. He has further expressed that these awards and commendations should inspire them to perform even better.

The Hon’ble Minister for Education Sri Kunga Nima Lepcha has expressed his congratulations and mentioned that being awarded is not only recognizing their efforts but also encouraging them in their all endeavours. He has further expressed his expectations that all other teachers will also get inspired by these awardee teachers.

The Additional Chief Secretary Sri GP Upadhyaya has also congratulated the awardee teachers. He has mentioned that apart from these 23 teachers at the national level, 02 more teachers have been awarded national awards for teachers which is a great achievement. He also thanked the panel of officers of the Department for a fair and rational selection and recommendation of award winners to the Government.

Commendation Awards

  1. Ms Trinity Grace Lepcha (Primary Teacher)
    Tadong SSS, East
  2. Mr Pranaya Pradhan (Primary Teacher) Tarpin SS, East
  3. Mr Hom Nath Sharma (Post Graduate Teacher, Physics) Rhenock SSS, East
  4. Mr Deoraj Bagdas (Graduate Teacher, Mathematics) West Point SSS, East
  5. Mr. Dawa Bir Tamang (Primary Teacher) Kolbong PS, West
  6. Mr Tuk Bahadur Thapa (Primary Teacher) Pakkigaon SS, West
  7. Mrs Gauri Pradhan (Graduate Teacher, Arts) Pelling SSS, West
  8. Mr Prabin Gurung (Graduate Teacher, Arts) Rinchenpong SS, West
  9. Mr Shanti Lepcha (Primary Teacher) Tingvong SS, North
  10. Mr Topden Lepcha (Headmaster) Namprick JHS, North
  11. Ms Tshering Doma Bhutia (Graduate Teacher, Arts) Singik SS, North
  12. Mr Dal Bahadur Thapa (Primary Teacher) Dhargaon PS, South
  13. Mr Tam Tshering Lepcha (Headmaster) Lower Ramabong PS, South
  14. Mr Karma Wangdi Bhutia (Headmaster) Bermiok Thangsing JHS, South
  15. Mrs Sushma Sharma (Graduate Teacher, Arts) Namthang SSS, South

State Awards

  1. Mrs Pema Doma Bhutia (Primary Teacher) Adhampool JHS, East
  2. Mrs Indra Kala Sharma (Graduate Teacher, Arts) Lumsey JHS, East
  3. Mr Phigu Tshering Bhutia (Primary Teacher) Singpheng PS, West
  4. Mrs Deepa Allay (Graduate Teacher, Arts) Mangalbarey SSS, West
  5. Mr Mingma Sherpa (Primary Teacher) Lum PS, North
  6. Mrs Passang Doma Lepcha (Graduate Teacher, Arts) KGSSS, Kabi, North
  7. Mr Suk Bahadur Tamang (Headmaster) Politam PS, South
  8. Mrs Nevika Kafley (Primary Teacher) Bermiok Athing Rai Bdr. SSS, South

Press release issued by the Education Department, Government of Sikkim

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