Raipur: A total of 58 teachers were honoured for their exemplary works in the field of education during a ceremony held at Raj Bhawan here on the occasion of Teacher’s Day on Sunday. As many as 54 teachers were honoured with Rajya Shikshak Samman, four teachers were honoured in the memory of noted litterateurs of Chhattisgarh.
Governor Anusuiya Uikey honored the teachers as chief guest of the ceremony while Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel presided over. School Education Minister Dr Premsai Singh Tekam and Parliamentary Secretary Dwarkadhish Yadav also graced the occasion.
The teachers honoured in the memory of litterateurs are KeshavRam Verma, Headmaster Pancham Diwan Government Girls Higher Secondary School Bhatapara block, with “Dr PadumlalPunnalal Bakshi Memorial Award” and Chovaram Verma, Lecturer of Government Higher Secondary School Kesada, Block Simga of Balodabazar district with “Dr Gajanand MadhavMuktibodh Memorial Award”, Vijay Kumar Sharma, Head Master of Government Higher Primary School Kasekera, Development Block Bagbahara in Mahasamund district with “Dr Mukutdhar Pandey Memorial Award” and Kamal KishoreTamrakar, Teacher of Government Middle School, Usrijor, Gariaband was honoured with “Dr Baldev Prasad MishraMemorial Award”.
Similarly, the 54 teachers honoured with Rajya ShikshakSamman 2020 are Assistant teacher Santosh Kumar Sahu and Tekaram Sahu of Gariaband district, lecturer from Raipur district Bihari Lal Sharma and assistant teacher Suchita Sahu, teacher from Baloda Bazar district Shivkumar Shrivas and Head Master Dhanesh Kumar Verma, Teacher from RajnandgaonVishnu Prasad Sharma and Head Master Sheela Soni, Head Master from Narayanpur District Mahendra Kumar Pujari, Head Master from Bemetara Meenakshi Sharma and Lecturer Kamal Das Manikpuri, Teacher from Mahasamund LekhramSahu and lecturer Tulendra Kumar Sagar, principal from Bilaspur District Caroline Sattur and lecturer Dr DhananjayPandey, Jashpur district’s lecturer Mahesh Kumar Gupta and in-charge principal Iqbal Ahmed Khan, Mungeli’s lecturer LeelaSrivastava and Rajendra Kumar Kshatriya, HEAD MASTER from Dantewada Sumitra Sori and lecturer Shaini Ravindra, Janjgir-Champa district’sAbhishek Kalvin and assistant teacher Narendra Kumar Lahere.
Similarly, principal from of Durg Sangeeta Singh Baghel and Sanjay Kumar Tikriha, lecturer from of Balrampur RamnarayanTiwari and lecturer Rameshwar Prasad Kushwaha, principal from Bastar district Sudha Parmar and lecturer Karamjit KaurParmar, teacher from Sakti Phoolsai Sidar, Govardhan Singh and Priyanka Singh, Surajpur district’s Rakesh Tandon and head master Sarvesh Soni, Lectu7rers from Kanker Om Prakash Senand Wajid Khan, lecturer and head master from Raigad PawanKumar Nayak and shailendra Rai, Lecturers Ram Gopal Thakurand Rakesh Kumar Vishwakarma of Kondagaon district, head master Matilda Toppo and Principal Sudipta Sharma of Koriyadistrict, head master from Balod Dayalram Pinkeshwar and Teacher Mithlesh Kumar Sharma, Head Master from BijapurDevi Chand Shori and assistant teacher Suresh Kumar Rathore, lecturers from Ambikapur Om Prakash Sahu and JanardanSingh, Sukma’s teachers Sachavati Nag and Sheikh Sakina, Dhamtari district's school head master Dayaram Sahu and assistant teacher Devnath Sahu, Kabirdham district school’s lecturer Susmita Dagsare and assistant teacher Mahesh Kumar Singh were honoured by the Governor and the Chief Minister.