National ICT Award winner Umesh Khose
National ICT Award winner Umesh Khose

A Zilla Parishad school teacher from Osmanabad in Maharashtra has been chosen for the prestigious National ICT Award instituted by the Union government, an official said on Saturday.

Umesh Khose, employed as primary school teacher in Kad-dora village in Lohara tehsil was chosen for 2018 for using 'Information and Communication Technology' through gadgets like television, tab, mobile and projectors as well as PDFs to ensure students learn in a better way, he said.

"My students are techno savvy due to the support of the villagers. The students found learning in the offline and online methods a joyful activity," Khose said after his win.

The awards, for the years 2018 and 2019, were announced by the Central Institute of Educational Technology under the National Council of Educational Research and Training (CIET-NCERT) on June 28

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