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CBSE Honours Math’s Teacher Munindra Kumar Majumdar for Excellence in Teaching

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GUWAHATI: On September 21, Munindra Kumar Majumdar of Assam received the CBSE Teachers Award for his outstanding teaching among the top 22 teachers, the Central Board of School Education (CBSE) presented 22 school teachers from various states with the Honour for Excellence in Teaching and School Leadership Award.

Taking to his Twitter, CM Sarma wrote, “Elated at Munindra Kumar Majumdar, a teacher of Mathematics at Maria’s Public School, Guwahati being bestowed with #CBSE #TeachersAward Honour for Excellence in Teaching & School Leadership, 2020-21. My best wishes to him in his quest for spreading the light of wisdom.”

Details about Munindra Kumar Majumdar

NCERT (National Council of Education Research and Training) has given Dr. Munindra Kumar Mazumdar the National Award for Innovative Practices and Experiments in Education for the year 2019-20.

Munindra Kumar Majumdar

Dr. Mazumdar was awarded the ‘National Award for Outstanding Effort in Science and Technology Communication (Maths), 2018′ by the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Government of India for popularising mathematics among youngsters through print media such as books and periodicals.

He also wrote several books to help students to learn math through hands-on experience. Maria’s Public School is ecstatic about his accomplishment.

The awards were presented by Minister of State for Education Annapurna Devi at an event held online where she said, “Teachers have handled difficult situations and challenges arising from the COVID-19 situation well with their dedicated personal efforts so that the epidemic does not hinder the learning of their students.”

Leadership award

On September 21, the Central Board of School Education (CBSE) presented 22 school teachers from various states with the Honour for Excellence in Teaching and School Leadership Award; not a single recipient was from a South Indian state; two were from Odisha, and one was even from Oman.

Munindra Kumar Majumdar CBSE Munindra Kumar Majumdar The North-Eastern Chronicle

Teachers from primary, middle, secondary, and senior secondary schools are among the recipients. While Delhi teachers account for the majority of awards, eight in total, two from Punjab, four from Uttar Pradesh, and one each from Madhya Pradesh, Chandigarh, Assam, and Gujarat. Other large states’ teachers do not make the criteria. Last year, there were a total of 38 awards, with two from Tamil Nadu and one from Telangana.

All about the award

Every year, the award, which was founded in the year 2000, invites applications, and the winners receive a merit certificate, a monetary prize of Rs 50,000, and a shawl.

Sitakant Pati of Odisha, for example, received an award for the type of video-learning material he designed for Class 12 mathematics. Munindra Kumar Majumdar, an Assamese teacher, is the founder of his school’s Math Bulletin, where students share new ideas in the field.

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The official document released by the CBSE reads, “The teachers and principals selected to be honoured this year have gone through a transparent and rigorous selection process and have been found genuinely eligible in light of carefully selected parameters related to all aspects of school education. We are honouring them for demonstrating excellence and setting examples in terms of professional and personal dedication to the cause of education.”

The awards were presented by Minister of State for Education Annapurna Devi at an event held online where she said, “Teachers have handled difficult situations and challenges arising from the COVID-19 situation well with their dedicated personal efforts so that the epidemic does not hinder the learning of their students.”

Devi added that there are changes to be made to the present education system, she said, “In line with the New Education Policy 2020, further changes are expected in the education system with more professionalism, commitment, and dedication.” She said that teachers need to shift from the traditional modes of teaching towards more innovative teaching methods.

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