Principal, Govt. Girls Senior Secondary School, Mall Road, Mandeep Kaur, principal government girls senior secondary school Sultanwind Pawinder Kaur along with two lecturers from Government senior secondary school Sudhar Aman Sharma (English lecturer) and Manisha Thakur (math's lecturer) of Government sargarhi senior secondary school (town hall now in mal mandi) are chosen by Education Department, Punjab to be decorated with a State Award on teachers day , claims District education officer Satinderbir Singh .
All four will be honored today (5th September) by Education Minister, Punjab, Dr. Daljit Singh at Jalandhar State Level Teacher's Day Celebration. " it is a matter for pride for the district that we have four nominations for state award. these four would get one award and i becausse of their hard work would get four awards." adds DEO
Ht could spot both the principals who would be getting a state award on teachers day in Jalandhar -
" Besides serving for a long time as a Computer Lecturer in Colleges and School, I have also served as Principal at Govt. School Manawala and Golbagh and as well served commendably as District Education officer (Elementary). For me the development process of the school and hostel have been a priority . I have succeeded to procurre lakhs of rupees from donations and from various Governmental grants. With the help of school staff, I have improved the school body by helping setup Virasati(Cultural) Room depicting Punjabi Virsa(Culture), NetBall Ground, Aryabhatt Math Park, Math Laboratory, EDUSAT Library etc."
Under the capable management of Mandeep Kaur, the school is footing champion since the last few decades, be it the academics, sports or any other co-curricular activities. In This year, the school Basketball team stood first at National Level and Its player Gagandeep got the opportunity to go and play in China, Cyprus, Srilanka, Jordan and Japan. It's significant that 28 players of the School got picked up for National Teams.
" Getting this award is not a cake walk . as a principal and as a teacher one has to put a lot of efforts and sincerity in his her profession to be honored with an award. Since 1991 I am teaching mathematics in school even today I take class 12th maths. Have really worked hard on physical development of the school . Sultanwind has no sewerage system and thus even our school had no outlet . I with my staffs support brought in rain harvesting and increased the level of ground. Then also when I joined the school the strength was 766 , under my management it increased to 1092."
Message on teachers day, " Always teach a student like your own child- only that makes you a good teacher. Then I would like to add that every woman of the country and specially Punjab should be given education. The nation can only progress if the woman who is the back bone of society is educated herself."
Deo Elemantry Tarn Taran district Jaspal Singh stated, " every year the teachers of Punjab who are recipient of state awards and have crossed one year duration after getting a state award send their nominations to the Punjab government after which an inspection team checks all the nominations and the case is further send to MHRD Delhi from where another team comes for inspection and make a merit list . then the nominations selected are called for a written test and who so ever clears that gets the award. Amarjit Singh an elementary teacher of Government elementary school Buggha is one of the best teacher in the Tarn Taran district under his management I have seen the school growing. He is very hardworking and innovative thus he deserves this award.
Principal Sunita Babu (of CBSE) makes the holy city and Punjab proud by bagging a National award on teachers' day 2013 by the Ministry of human resource development, Government of India, New Delhi.
Out of 18 CBSE principals selected from India , Sunita Babu is the one of the teacher principal from Punjab who is being honored by The Ministry of human resource development, Government of India, New Delhi on teacher's day 2013.