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President of India's National Award to ICSK Principal
September 16, 2017, 3:26 pm

The Indian community School Kuwait (ICSK) congratulates Dr. V .Binumon, the Principal and Senior Administrator of the school on his acceptance of the prestigious National award for the Best Teacher by the Honorable President of India.  It is a matter of great pride and honor for the school as this much coveted award was received by Dr. V Binumon.

The excellent leadership and amiable team spirit of Dr. Binumon endears him to the management and staff alike, adding greater glory to the achievement. The Board of Trustees whole-heartedly congratulated and appreciated him on this magnificent achievement.

Dr. Binumon received the prestigious National Award for The Best Teacher from the Honorable Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on 5 September in a solemn function at the Vighyan Bhavan, New Delhi. Sixteen teachers were carefully selected under various categories for the award from a large pool of teachers working in various schools across India, Middle East and a number of countries. Dr. V. Binumon was awarded in the CBSE Principal category.

The award is well deserved owing to the dedicated efforts of Dr. Binumon in the scenario of curricular and co - curricular activities of the school over the years and his many years of service in the field of education. His proficiency and excellence in various fields has been rendering remarkable service to the Indian Community in Kuwait.

He holds various posts, as the appointed CBSE Registered Councilor, Member of CBSE school affiliation Committee,  ISO auditor, an experienced personality trainer, hypnotherapist , expert in Neurolinguestic programming , Central  superintendent of  CBSE exams and NIOS coordinator for Kuwait. His qualifications befits the great honor bestowed on him  as he is equipped with more than twenty years of experience in teaching with seven post graduate degrees including MBA and two M.Phils beside a Doctorate in Education.

Dr.Binumon always pursues excellence, and his hard work and dedication have lead the ICSK to greater name and fame. The mega art fest named ISMAF, first of its kind was initiated and conducted successfully under the leadership of Dr. Binumon, with the participation of more than 3000 students from different schools across Kuwait. IOS, another of his grand ventures at ICSK, is a unique experience at Kuwait with an intention to provide education to all.

This year (2016-17), The President of India's National Teacher award distribution was an excellent event due to the novelty of the function. This is the first time that the teacher award function was held with such grandeur and a red carpet welcome.

The National awards are usually handed over by the President to the various categories but this year, the Vice President Mr. Venkaiah Naidu the awards. The award function held at Vighyan Bhavan, New Delhi was attended and addressed, besides the Vice President, by Sri Prakash Javedekar, Union Minister for Human Resources, Sri SatyapalSingh and Sri Upendra Kuhvaha (both Ministers of State, HR) and Sri Anil Swaroop the Secretary of Education.

During the award ceremony, the Honorable Vice President of India addressed the gathering, congratulated the award winners and further kindled their spirit of service with appropriate words when he encouraged them "Teach to transform, Educate to empower and Learn to lead ". He continued that "it’s not the dress but the address that one makes for self that matters”. DIKSHA - A National infrastructure for the teachers was launched on the same occasion by the Honorable Vice President.

The new initiative is a unique one, which focuses on getting maximum advantages for the teachers to excel in their services using a nationwide, combined digital infrastructure.

The whole event was not just limited to a single award function but went on for a few days. Sri Prakash Javedeker, Union Minister for Human Resources, hosted a lunch in honor of the awardees a day before the award function. The following afternoon, soon after the award function, the President of India, Sri Ramnath Kovind, gave a red carpet welcome to the awardees at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

In another function that followed at the Durbar Hall, the President congratulated the award winners and addressed them as the representatives to lakhs of highly committed and effective Indian teachers; National Balbhavan New Delhi staged various cultural programs to add color to the occasion. A photo session followed at Ashoka Hall, before the awardees attended a high tea at the dining hall where they were visited and congratulated by the President. The warm national welcome and grandiose was an experience of a lifetime to all the award winners.

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