Special awards given to teachers in Chennai

Chennai: The Lions Club of Madras City, Moksha, Poes Garden and Manali jointly organised Teacher’s day celebrations recently at Santhome Higher Secondary School in Mylapore.

Government, corporation and other private schools coming under the jurisdiction of Mylapore Assembly constituency were earmarked and from each school nearly ten teachers were selected and honoured based on their service in the field of education.

The selected Teachers were honoured with a certificate and a prize.

Minister of Education KA Sengottaiyan, Minister of Fisheries D Jayakumar, MJF Lion E Ravichandran were the Chief Guest while Mylapore MLA Dr R Nataraj presided over the event. MP of South Chennai Dr J Jayavardhan and Virugambakkam MLA V N Ravi felicitated the Teachers.

Special Awards in the name of Dr Annie Besant, Dr Abdul Kalam, Mrs Sakunthala Devi, Mrs M S Subbulakshmi and Mr Raja Ravi Verma were also honoured to best teachers in the respective fields. About 600 teachers were honoured in the Teachers Day Celebrations.