Lucknow, September 5: City Montessori School organized grand Teachers Day Celebrations at CMS Kanpur Road auditorium here today. The programme began with the lamp lighting ceremony and garlanding the portrait of great teacher-philosopher, former President of India, Bharat Ratna, Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. Adding to the luminosity of the occasion was the auspicious presence of Deputy Chief Minister of UP, Shri Brajesh Pathak as the Chief Guest. On this occasion, the most deserving and devoted teachers of CMS were honoured and awarded prizes. A total of Rs. 1.5 crore was given as prize money to the CMS teachers and staff members in cash and kind.
Addressing the august gathering on this occasion, the Chief Guest, Shri Brajesh Pathak said that meaningful and quality education is the need of the hour. In this, teachers have a major role to play. He congratulated the CMS teachers for the wonderful results of their students achieved through constant motivation and hard work. These teachers have brought name and fame to the city of Lucknow, he said. CMS Founder, Dr Jagdish Gandhi expressed his profound gratitude towards all the dedicated teachers and gave credit for success of the institution to the hard work of Principals and teachers. Dr Gandhi further stated that CMS teachers are preparing the students for tomorrow and inculcating life values and character building qualities in them. On this occasion, CMS Founder-Director, Dr (Mrs) Bharti Gandhi and CMS President and MD, Prof. Geeta Gandhi Kingdon also expressed their ideas and paid glorious tribute to the dedicated present and former CMS Principals and teachers, who had shaped the institution. Earlier, Ms Susmita Ghosh, Superior Principal and Head of CMS Quality Assurance and Innovation Dept. welcomed the distinguished guests and teachers at the function.