GANGTOK, 06 Sept: Two teachers of primary and secondary level from each district were conferred with the state award on the occasion of Teachers' Day on 05 September in the state level Teacher's Day celebration held at Chintan Bhawan. The awardees are Mrs. Pemkit Lepcha PRT, Lingzya JHS; Mrs Indira Tiwari PRT, West Point SSS; Mrs Sakuntala Subba, PRT, Sadam SSS; Mrs Bhakta Maya Tiwari PRT, Gaylshing Girls SS; Mrs Karma Chomu Bhutia, HM, Pakshek JHS; Mrs Tshering Chuzom Lepcha, GT, Modern SS; Mr. Mathias Tamang, HM Ratepani SSS and Mr. Harka Bdr. Khamdhak, GT Darap SSS were honored with the state award.
The function was chaired by Minister, Human Resource Development Department, RB Subba as the chief guest. The Minister handed over cash prize of Rs. 2 lakh to the National awardees 2013, Mrs Sangkit Lepcha, PRT, Pakshep JHS and Mr. Dinesh Pega HM Dodak Secondary School.
Commendation certificates were also handed over to the fifteen teachers from the state. Mr. Kunzang Wangchuk Lachungpa - Gairee PS, Mrs. Ongkit Lepcha - Martam SS, Mr. Agam Dhar Dangal- Tumin Namrang JHS, Mr. Tshering Dorjee Tamang – Amaley PS, Mrs Shanti Giri- Maypong PS, Mr. Dhan Bdr. Thapa- Simchen PS, Mr. AT Lepcha – Hee Yangthang, Mr. Samten Lepcha – Lingthem JHS, Mrs. I.B. Panicker- Mangan SSS, Mr. Deoraj Sharma Tadong SSS, Mr. Kailash Thapa- Rangpo Bazar JHS, Mr. Deepak Kr. Sharma- Melli Payong JHS, Mrs. Sakun Gurung- Namthang SSS, Mr. Rinzing Sherap Bhutia- Tashiding SSS and Mr. BB Rai Kechuperi SSS, were the recipient of commendation certificate. On the occasion a number of schools holding top three position in various streams of class ten and twelve board examination 2014, were also conferred with the awards.
Compendium document of North District HRDD was also released by the chief guest on the day.