Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Shikshak Samman Award

The Shikshak Samman Award, launched by Tech Mahindra and Times Foundation seeks to encourage teachers.Under this scheme, outstanding teachers and principals of schools run by Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) have been identified and awarded.The Shikshak Samman Awards (2008-2009) included not only a cash component but also coupons for purchasing teaching-learning materials and a professional development programme.The MCD education department educates almost a million children, and charges no tuition fees and provides children free text-books, uniforms, mid-day meals and periodic health check-ups.

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