National Awards to Teachers 2020: Selection List of 47 Teachers Download

List of selected teachers for National Awards to Teachers 2020: Union Education Ministry has Announced the National Teachers Award for the year 2020 with a list of 47 Teachers of Various States/UT/ Organizations. The List was Selected by an Independent Jury at National Level reviewed the list of 153 teachers as shortlisted by all the 36 State and UT Selection Committees and 7 Organisation Selection Committees through Video Conferencing.

Madhu Babu Asapanna from Kasibugga, Srikakulam, AP and Padma Priya Vummaji, Malakpet, Hyderabad were present in the list from the Telugu States. 

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ఆంధ్రప్రదేశ్‌ నుంచి శ్రీకాకుళం జిల్లా పలాస మండలం కాశీబుగ్గ పాఠశాల ఉపాధ్యాయుడు అసపాన మధుబాబు, తెలంగాణ నుంచి హైదరాబాద్‌ మలక్‌పేటలోని నెహ్రూ మెమోరియల్‌ ప్రభుత్వ ఉన్నత పాఠశాల గణిత ఉపాధ్యాయిని పద్మప్రియలకు ఈ అవార్డు దక్కింది.  

National Awards to Teachers 2020: State/UT/ Organization wise Awardee Count

State/UT/ Organization No. of Awardees
Andhra Pradesh 1
Assam 1
Atomic Energy Education Society 1
Bihar 2
Central Board Of Secondary Education 1
Chhattisgarh 1
Council for the Indian Schools Certificate Examinations 1
Delhi 1
Eklavya Model Residential Schools 1
Goa 1
Gujarat 3
Haryana 1
Himachal Pradesh 1
Jammu & Kashmir 2
Jharkhand 2
Karnataka 2
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan 1
Kerala 1
Ladakh 1
Madhya Pradesh 2
Maharashtra 1
Meghalaya 1
Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti 1
Odisha 2
Puducherry 1
Punjab 1
Rajasthan 1
Sikkim 2
Tamil Nadu 2
Telangana 1
Tripura 1
Uttar Pradesh 3
Uttarakhand 1
West Bengal 2
Total 47

National Awards to Teachers 2020 – Award Winners List

The Independent Jury at National Level reviewed the list of 153 teachers as shortlisted by all the 36 State & UT Selection Committees and 7 Organisation Selection Committees through Video Conferencing.

The Jury considered the applications and presentations made by all shortlisted teachers and after detailed deliberations recommended the names of the following candidates for the National Awards to Teachers, 2020. Hon’ble Education Minister approved the same.

Three Each from Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh ware Selected for Awards whereas One each from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana were Present in the list.

S. No. Name of Teacher State/UT/ Organization
1 Mr. Manoj Kumar Lakhra, Teacher, Government Sr. Sec. School Bajghera Gurugram, Bajghera, Gurugram, Gurugram, Haryana, 122017 Haryana
2 Mr Nardev Singh, Lecturer GSSS Biar, Biar, Bijhari, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, 177119 Himachal Pradesh
3 Mr. Rajinder Kumar, Teacher, Govt. Primary School WaraBhaika, Wara Bhaika, Jaitu, Faridkot, Punjab, 151205 Punjab
4 Sh. Surender Singh, Teacher, MCP School, Sarai Pipal Thala-II, Adarsh Nagar, North West Delhi. Delhi
5 Dr. Kewalanand Kandpal, Principal, GHSS Pudkuni, Kapkote, Bageshwar, Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand
6 Ms. Geeta Kumari, Teacher S.K.S. Saruponi Maliyon Ka vas bandra, sar ka par bandra, barmer, Barmer, Rajasthan, 344035 Rajasthan
7 Ms. Sindhu Prabhu Dessai, Principal, Government High School Malkarnem, Malkarnem, Quepem, South Goa, Goa, 403704 Goa
8 Mr. Mahipalsinh Sajjansinh Jetavat, Teacher, Shree Tidana Primary Scool, Tidana, Muli, Surendranagar, Gujarat, 363510 Gujarat
9 Mr. Prakashchandra Narbheram Suthar, Principal, Kanjeli Primary School, Kanjeli, Vadali, Sabar Kantha, Gujarat, 383235 Gujarat
10 Mr. Sanjay Kumar Jain, Teacher, GGPS Dunda, Dunda, Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh
11 Mr. Mohammad Shahid Ansari, Teacher, Govt. Higher Secondary School Khirsadoh, Khirsadoh, Parasiya, Chindwara, Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh
12 Mr. Akhileshwar Pathak, Head Teacher, Middle School Chainpur Bhaiswara, Chainpur Bhaiswara, Garkha, Saran, Bihar, 841301 Bihar
13 Mr. Basant Kumar Sahu, Acting Head Teacher, Govt. Upper Primary School, Sarasara, Harabhanga, Boudh, Odisha. Odisha
14 Mr. Tapas Kumar Mohanty, Teacher, Bhima Bhoi School for the Blind, BMC, Khorda, Odisha. Odisha
15 Ms. Misha Ghoshal, Head Teacher, Dhanapati Toto Memorial High School, Totopara, Madarihat -Birpara Block, Alipurduar, West Bengal, 735220 West Bengal
16 Dr. Kalimul Haque, Head Teacher, Nepalipara Hindi High School, Labourhut, Durgapur Municipal Corporation, Paschim Bardhaman, West Bengal, 713201 West Bengal
17 Mr. Sunil Kumar, Teacher, Govt. Middle School Jakhar, Upper Primary Tikri, Udhampur, Jammu & Kashmir, 182121 Jammu & Kashmir
18 Ms. Rooohi Sultana, Teacher, BMS Kashiporatailbal, Gulab Bagh, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, 190006 Jammu & Kashmir
19 Mr. Sonam Gyaltsan, Head Teacher, Middle School Taknak Sakti, Kharu, Leh – Ladakh, Ladakh, 194201 Ladakh
20 Mr. Vikas Kumar, Principal, S D Inter College Meerapur, Bhooma, Jansath, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, 251315 Uttar Pradesh
21 Mr. Mohammed Ishrat Ali, Head Teacher, P.S.rajwana, Rajwana, Sultanganj, Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh, 205262 Uttar Pradesh
22 Ms. Snehil Pandey, Head Teacher, PS Soharamau Nawabganj Unnao, Soharamau, Nawabganj, Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, 209859 Uttar Pradesh
23 Ms. Jyoti Arora, Principal, Mount Abu Public School, Rohini, B-8, North West Delhi, Delhi, 110085 Central Board Of Secondary Education
24 Ms. Sangeeta Sohni, Teacher, Atomic Energy Central Schools No 4, Mumbai, Anushaktinagar, Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400094 Atomic Energy Education Society
25 Ms. Sapana Soni, Lecturer, Government Higher Secondary School Jeora- Sirsa Durg, Jeora Sirsa, Durg, Durg, Chhattisgarh, 491001 Chhattisgarh
26 Mr. Saji Kumar VS, Teacher, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Chennithala, Mavelikkara, Alappuzha, Kerala Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti
27 Ms. Sudha Painuli, Vice Principal, Eklavya Model Residential School, Jogla, Kalsi, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, 248159 Eklavya Model Residential Schools
28 Ms. Chemmalar Shanmugam, Head Teacher, Kendriya Vidyalaya No.2 Jalahalli AFS (East), Bengaluru, Bengaluru, Bengaluru Urban, Bengaluru, 560014 Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan
29 Ms. Ishita Dey, Vice Principal, Tarapore School, Jamshedpur, Road No. 3 Agrico, East Singhbum, Jharkhand, 831009 Council for the Indian Schools Certificate Examinations
30 Ms. Archana Gurung, Principal, Government Senior Secondary School Jorethang, Daragaon, Jorethang, South Sikkim, Sikkim, 737121 Sikkim
31 Mr. Lomas Dhungel, Teacher, Government Senior Secondary School Makha, Makha, Rakdong Tintek, East Sikkim, Sikkim, 737134 Sikkim
32 Mr. Rahul Sankar Chatterjee, Lecturer, Shillong Jail Road Boys Higher Secondary School, Jail Road, Mylliem, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, 793001 Meghalaya
33 Mr. Sanjay Das, Teacher, Tilabazar HS School, Tilabazar, Gournagar, Unakoti, Tripura, 799281 Tripura
34 Mr. Goutam Dev Sarma, Teacher, Govt. H.S. and M.P. School Kokrajhar, Kokrajhar, Kokrajhar, Kokrajhar, Assam, 783370 Assam
35 Mr. Smith Kumar Soni, Acting Head Teacher, Govt. Middle School Bano (Project Girls H/S Bano), Bano, Bano, Simdega, Jharkhand, 835201 Jharkhand
36 Ms. Nirupama Kumari, Teacher, Ram Rudra 2 High School Chas Bokaro, Chas, Chas, Bokaro, Jharkhand, 827013 Jharkhand
37 Ms. Thankaleta Thankappan, Head Teacher, Govt LVLPS Chavara South, Thekkumbhagom, Chavara, Kollam, Kerala, 691584 Kerala
38 Mr. Madhu Babu Asapanna, Teacher, Z.P.High School Kasibugga, Kasibugga, Tekkali Division Palasa Mandal, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, 532222 Andhra Pradesh
39 Ms. Padma Priya Vummaji, Teacher, Government Nehru Memorial High School, Malakpet, Malakpet, Hyderabad, Telangana-500036 Telangana
40 Mr. Yakub S. Teacher, Government High School Nada, Nada, Belthangady, Dakshin Kannad, Karnataka-574214 Karnataka
41 Ms. Surekha Jagannath, Teacher, Government High School Bandarwad, Bandarwad, Afzalpur, Kalaburagi, Karnataka-585265 Karnataka
42 Mr. Dhilip S, Teacher, Government Higher Secondary School Sathiyamangalam, sathiyamangalam, Gingee, Viluppuram, Tamil Nadu, 604153 Tamil Nadu
43 Ms Saraswathi R C, Head Mistress, Govt. Girls Hr. Sec. School, Ashoknagar, T.Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 600083 Tamil Nadu
44 Mr. Narayan Chandrakant Mangalaram, Teacher, Zhilla Parishad Primary School Gopalwadi, Chedgoan, Rahuri, Ahmadnagar, Maharashtra-414105 Maharashtra
45 Mr. Selvamuthukumaran Rajkumar, Teacher, Indira Gandhi Government High School Katterikuppam, Katterikuppam, Brc Iii, Pondicherry, Puducherry, 605502 Puducherry
46 Ms. Joshi Sudha Gautambhai, Teacher, Secondary School for the blind, Vastrapurahmedabad, Na, AHMADABAD, GUJARAT, 380015 (Working with Blind students) Gujarat
47 Mr. Sant Kumar Sahani, Head Teacher, Upgraded High School Kharmauli, Kharmauli, Birpur, Begusarai, Bihar, 851127 (Visually impaired) Bihar

Last year in 2019, in a departure from previous years when hundreds of teachers were conferred the National Teachers Award, only 46 were conferred the honor.

Download List of National Award  Winners 2020

Why the Awards?

The purpose of National Awards to Teachers is to celebrate the unique contribution of some of the finest teachers in the country and to honor 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.


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