Announced as the winner of the annual Global Teacher Prize, 2020 for $ 1 million (Rs 7,38,50,150) for promoting primary education in a primary school teacher in India and making a huge effort in the textbook revolution with Quick Action (QR) code in the country. has been done. 32-year-old Ranjit Singh Dislay of Paridevadi village in Solapur district of Maharashtra emerged as the winner among the ten contestants who reached the final round. The Warke Foundation launched the award in 2014 with the aim of rewarding exceptional teachers for their outstanding contributions.
Will give half of the prize money to their fellow participants
Dislay announced that he would give half of his prize money to his fellow contestants for their incredible work. He said that the Kovid-19 epidemic has brought education and related communities into a difficult situation in many ways. But in this difficult time, teachers are trying to give the best possible to ensure that every student has access to a good education.
Ranjeet said after getting the honor
He said that teachers are real change-makers who are changing the lives of their students by mixing chalk and challenges. They always believe in giving and sharing. And so I am happy to announce that I will distribute half of the prize money equal to my fellow participants for their incredible work. I believe that together we can change the world because the sharing thing is increasing.
The founder of the award explained why Ranjit was honored
The founder and charitable Sunni Warke said that by sharing the prize money, you teach the importance of giving to the world. Stephania Giannini, Assistant Education Director at UNESCO, partner of this initiative, said that teachers like Ranjitsingh will stop climate change and create a more peaceful and just society. Teachers like Ranjitsingh will remove inequalities and move things towards economic growth.
Translated books in the mother tongue of the students
In fact, when the court arrived in Solapur’s Zilla Parishad Primary School in Solapur in 2009, the school building there was in a dilapidated condition and it seemed to be the space between the livestock and storeroom. He took up the task of changing things and ensured that a textbook in the local languages was available to the students.