GUWAHATI, Sept 9 - Three school teachers from different schools across Guwahati were presented with the Nation Builder Award instituted by the Rotary India Literacy Mission, a press release issued here stated.
Irani Barman from Rajdhani ME School, Shobha Chetri of Tepuram Teron High School and Leena Sarmah of Nandi Mikir LP School received the Nation Builder Award during a function held recently. Each of them received a certificate and a set of books.
The Nation Builder Award was initiated by the Rotary India Literacy Mission where one teacher is selected by students and the headmaster or principal of each school. Three schools were selected for the programme this year.
A few other teacher members of the Inner Wheel Club of Guwahati East were also honoured with gamosas and books. Ankumoni Neog, a teacher of Faculty School and of the club�s adult education programme, was also honoured.
Educationist Shamim Akhtar, who was the chief guest, spoke on various aspects of education and its role in society, and the role of teachers in building new generations for the progress of the country.