New Delhi: Union Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar felicitated 67 students of class XII who topped in different categories from Delhi and NCR.
These students belonged to KVs, JNVs, government, private and open school, varied social strata and students with special needs and have scored more than 82% marks and above in class XII 2018 exam results.
Gunn Gaurav Samman Samaroh organised by CBSE under the aegis of MHRD is the 3rd consecutive event of this nature which felicitates meritorious students from diverse backgrounds. The programme is an acknowledgement of the consistent effort and merit of the students who have demonstrated the grit and determination to overcome hurdles in achieving high academic performance.
During interactions with the students, Javadekar appreciated the extraordinary effort put in by each student and saluted their grit and determination. He advised the students to maintain consistency, focus, and discipline to reach up to their goals. He also said that education is not simply mugging up and writing it down, rather it is the development of the ability to analyze, comprehend and communicate. He further said that it is very important to give space to value education, skills, experimental learning, and physical education.
There were five toppers from Delhi-NCR (including Private schools), five students from Kendriya Vidyalaya (Delhi-NCR), six students from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (Delhi-NCR), five SC/ST category and six students from Children with Special Needs Categories, 16 students from Lower Income group, seven students from Delhi Government Schools and 12 students from NIOS. These students were identified on the basis of the performance and income criteria as recommended by the internal committee of CBSE.