The prestigious CBSE Teacher Award – 2015 was conferred on Dr. Sridevi P. Thashnath, the Principal of Indian School Darsait by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India, on 03 September 2016 at a solemn ceremony attended by Shri Upendra Kushwaha, Hon’ble Minister of State HRD (School Education & Literacy), Dr.Subhash Chandra Kuntia, IAS, Secretary Department of School Education & Literacy and Mr R.K Chaturvedi, Chairman, CBSE.
The Principal has been honoured with a Certificate of Commendation, Cash Award of Rs. 50000/- and a Shawl at the grand ceremony organized at Kedarnath Saha Auditorium, New Delhi.
The great honour has been bestowed upon the Principal in recognition of her outstanding academic efficiency, excellent reputation in the local community, genuine interest in and love for children and exceptional involvement in the social life.
The Citation presented to her aptly reads, “This award is in public recognition of her valuable and commendable service dedicated to the community for the cause of education as a teacher of merit.”
This year 33 teachers were honoured for their extraordinary contributions in the field of education and Dr. Sridevi P. Thashnath was the only Principal to be chosen for this award from among the CBSE schools outside India.
The Board of Directors, Indian Schools in Oman, the School Management Committee, the Staff, Students, Parents and well wishers have conveyed their congratulations to the Principal for the accomplishment that has made all the Indian Schools in Oman proud.
Speaking on her achievement, the Principal said, “I feel honoured and humbled to receive this award. I will continue to give my unconditional love and support to my students and my sincere service with steadfast commitment towards our community.”
On this momentous occasion, she profusely thanked Shri R.K Chaturvedi, Chairman, CBSE and other CBSE official for nominating her for the award. She expressed her sincere thanks to the Embassy, BoD, ISD Management, Staff, Students, Parents and the community for their continued support.
Dr.Thashnath will return to Muscat on 06th September 2016.