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President awards 47 teachers on Teacher's Day
President awards 47 teachers on Teacher's Day

New Delhi, Sep 5 (TIWN) A total of 47 teachers from across the country, including women, were on Saturday conferred the National Award by President Ram Nath Kovind on the occasion of Teacher's Day. This was the first ever virtual award ceremony held on the occasion due to the Covid-19 pandemic which so far has infected over 4 million people across the country.

This year on September 5, that is celebrated as the Teacher’s Day across the country, the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind would be conferring 47 teachers finalised by the Education Ministry with highest teachers awards in the country.  Every year the ceremony is held physically but this year due to pandemic outbreak, the ceremony would be conducted virtually. Teachers Day is celebrated every year on the birth anniversary of Dr S Radhakrishnan.   This year, the Union Education Ministry on August 25 informed all the teachers who would be receiving the awards that the ceremony will be conducted virtually in view of the pandemic.

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