“Since the recruitment is disputed we couldn’t select them for the award,” shared a senior official requesting anonymity. The education department too was disappointed and said that they will in some other way reward these teachers. BL Sharma education Secretary said, ” I know about the work of the two teachers and we did want to award them but because of the JBT recruitment scam we could not. But we will certainly reward them in some other way.
Both the teachers are Junior Basic teachers teaching primary children. While one teacher was being recommended for his contribution in academics and the other for helping children in academics and personal life.
One of the teachers Sandeep Phogat got his students younger brothers eyes checked, operated and also payed for his after checkup expenses. Not just this he stayed with him all through in the hospital and gave 15days groceries to his grandparents (daily wagers) who have been parenting the two boys after their father mother abandoned them. This as they could not work for the days when the boy was hospitalized. TOI had reported in December. He teaches in colony number 4.
Another teacher Munish Kumar a Junior Basic Teacher from government Middle School in Palsora Colony has been working with a mission to raise the quality of education of not only his own class but the entire Government School students. He has prepared three textbooks for teaching basic English and Mathematics and has been giving to teachers free of cost by making PDF files. He also gives free of cost Motivational lectures in different government schools in morning assemblies. He was awarded on Tuesday for his initiatives as a teacher by GC Mishra memorial Educational and charitable Trust.
When told about the same did not lower the spirit of these teachers. When contacted both had the same answer to give- Awards will come and go our main award is to see the children grow strong in academics and life.