Port Blair, July 9: Online self-nominations have been invited from teachers for National Teachers’ Award 2024 on the occasion of Teacher’s Day on 5th September, 2024 by the Hon’ble President at New Delhi. The purpose of this award is to celebrate the unique contribution of some of the finest teachers in the country and to honor those teachers who through their commitment and industry have not only improved the quality of school education but also enriched the lives of their students.

This award is started with the object of raising the prestige of teachers and giving public recognition to the meritorious services of outstanding teachers working in Primary, Middle and Higher Secondary Schools.

The guidelines for this Award are as under:-

All school teachers and Heads of Schools working in recognized Primary/Middle/High/Higher Secondary Schools run by State Govt./UT Administration, local bodies, private schools affiliated by State Govt./UT Board are eligible for National Teachers’ Awards. In addition, Central Government schools, Schools run by Ministry of Defence, Schools run by Atomic Energy Education Society (AEES) and Eklavya Model Residential schools (EMRS) run by Ministry of Tribal Affairs and school affiliated to CBSE or CISCE are eligible for consideration for the award.

Only regular teachers and Head of Schools with minimum 10 years of services are eligible for this Award.

The applicants have been requested to follow the procedure to apply for online self-nomination as mentioned in the above portal.

Registrations for the self-nomination by teachers on the online web portal http://nationalawardstoteachers.education.gov.in is open from 27.06.2024 and last date for the same is 15.07.2024.