Date for nomination for Teacher State Award extended

Chandigarh, August 2 (Punjab Khbarnama) On the instructions of Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, the School Education Department has extended the deadline for submission of nominations for Teacher State Award 2020 so that all eligible teachers can submit applications for this award.

According to a spokesperson of the school education department, the Assistant Director Education (SS) has issued a letter directing to send the online nominations till 10 August. Previous last date was fixed on 30th July 2020. According to the spokesperson, each teacher and school principal has allotted a unique ID on the portal and he can send nomination by it. According to the spokesperson, no teacher / school head will apply for State Award himself. Any other teacher / school head / in-charge can send nomination for the state award of any teacher / school head. Apart from this nomination of a teacher / school head can also be send by the senior officer / district education officer / assistant director / deputy director / director general school education / education secretary of the department. Anyone who send nomination for the State Award will write in at least 250 words in their handwriting why they want to nominate a teacher / school principal. The awards will be presented on 5th September on the occasion of Teachers' Day.