Bharti Kalra, the vice principal of a government-aided college, that’s, Sarvodaya Vidyalaya in Rohini Sector-8, has been honoured with Delhi State Academics’ Award this yr for her distinctive contribution in serving to poor college students with their on-line courses through the pandemic. Kalra went above and past to assist underprivileged college students by offering them with smartphones.
She collected 321 smartphones by means of her members of the family and associates and gave them to the poor college students in order that they don’t miss the web courses as a result of lack of services amid the COVID-19 pandemic final yr. She is among the 122 college lecturers who had been felicitated with the state lecturers’ award by the Delhi authorities on the eve of Academics’ Day.
Kalra, in a dialog with ANI, stated that she had not utilized for the award, and getting nominated for a similar got here as a shock to her.
Speaking about her initiative, Kalra recalled what number of college students of her college couldn’t attend on-line courses because of lack of assets, that’s, laptops, tablets or smartphones. She stated, “I felt so helpless at the moment. Then, one in all our college students misplaced his father because of Covid. I couldn’t presumably ask him to purchase a smartphone throughout that point.” Kalra herself gave him a smartphone however realised that he wasn’t the one child who couldn’t entry the web courses.