Teachers’ Day is being celebrated throughout the country on 5 September. The day is celebrated on the birth anniversary of educationist and former President Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.
President Droupadi Murmu will confer National Awards to 46 selected teachers for the year 2022 in New Delhi. The Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education has been organising a national level function on Teachers Day every year to confer the National Awards to best teachers of the country. The selection is done through a transparent and online three stage selection process.
The purpose of National Awards to Teachers is to celebrate the unique contribution of teachers in the country and to honour those teachers who through their commitment and industry have not only improved the quality of school education but also enriched the lives of their students.