Chandigarh, 6th September 2017: 

Education Department, Chandigarh Administration celebrated Teachers day at Tagore Theatre today. Governor of Punjab and Administrator, U.T., Chandigarh, Sh. V.P. Singh Badnore was the chief guest on this occasion.

The event began with a stunning presentation of Ganesh Vandana by the teachers of GMSSS-22, followed by the award ceremony in which fifteen teachers were conferred with the state awards and 6 commendation certificates. The teachers were awarded for their dedicated services and outstanding contribution in diverse fields. Smt. Sukhraj Sandhu, lecturer of GMSSS-16-cum- nodal officer Cultural Affairs has received National Award 2016-2017 from the Hon’ble President of India in New Delhi today.

Sh. V.P. Singh Badnore congratulated all the teachers for their tireless efforts in honing the students year after year. He also applauded the Education Department for successfully raising the level of schools of Chandigarh. He further said that with constant desire to improve the education system in the city and to empower the youth, the department has been laying its focus on providing qualitative education. The infrastructure of various schools has been improved and new schools with better facilities have been constructed. Apart from this, Model of ‘Extended School’ has been implemented in Govt. schools of sector 43 and sector 49 and cluster based kitchens have been introduced.

Smt. Asha Jaiswal, Mayor Chandigarh, Sh. Parimal Rai, IAS, Adviser to the Administrator, Sh. Ajoy Kumar Sinha, IAS, Finance Secretary, Sh. B.L. Sharma, IAS, Education Secretary, Sh. Rubinderjit Singh Brar, PCS, Director School Education, U.T., Chandigarh were also present on this occasion.

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